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ABOUT FPC LAW

FPC LAW (FPCLaw.org) is the nation’s first and largest public interest legal team focused on the right to keep and bear arms, and the leader in the Second Amendment litigation and research space. The primary objective of our legal action programs is to bring cases that protect your rights and property, restore individual liberty, and help us achieve our purpose to create a world of maximal individual liberty.


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FPC LAW RESOURCES

FPC LAW LEGAL ACTION DOCKET: Get the latest filings here.

FPC LAW RESEARCH & AMICUS DOCKET: Read important research papers and amicus briefs here.

FPC LAW 2A LEGAL TRACKER: Track, sort, and search cases and important filings in this easy-to-use table.

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ACTIVE CASES BY JURISDICTION

FEDERAL COURT CASES

Broken down by federal circuit court (see here for a map)

First Circuit

  • Massachusetts
    • Granata v. Healey
      • Challenge to Massachusetts's ban on common handguns/handgun roster

Second Circuit

  • New York
    • Vanchoff v. James
      • Challenge to New York's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Calce v. NYC
      • Challenge to New York City's ban on stun guns/less-lethal arms
    • Greco v. NYC
      • Challenge to New York City's carry ban
    • Everytown v. Fort
      • Intervention to defend federal statutory definition of “firearm” against expansion by anti-rights groups, others

Third Circuit

  • Delaware
    • Rigby v. Jennings
      • Challenge to Delaware's ban on firearm self-manufacturing, truthful speech
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lara v. Evanchick
      • Challenge to Pennsylvania's ban on carry by young adults under age 21
    • Williams v. Garland
      • Challenge to the federal lifetime ban under the Gun Control Act by non-violent persons convicted of non-violent crimes that could be (but were not) punishable by more than one year incarceration

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Fourth Circuit

Fifth Circuit

  • Louisiana
    • Reese v. ATF
      • Challenge to the federal ban on handgun and ammunition purchases by young adults under age 21
  • Texas

Sixth Circuit

  • Michigan
    • Oakland Tactical v. Howell Township
      • Challenge to Howell Township (Michigan) range ban ordinance
  • Tennessee

Seventh Circuit

Eight Circuit

  • Minnesota

Ninth Circuit

  • California
    • Miller v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's ban on so-called "assault weapons"
    • Renna v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's handgun “roster” and microstamping bans
    • Nguyen v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's "1-in-30" firearm purchase ban
    • Wiese v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's confiscatory ban on so-called "large-capacity magazines"
    • Glass v. San Jose
      • Challenge to the City of San Jose's new firearm taxes/fees, insurance requirements, and speech regulations
    • California v. ATF
      • Intervention to defend statutory definition of “firearm” against expansion by anti-rights groups, others
    • Linton v. Bonta
      • Challenge to California's lifetime firearms ban enforced against individuals who were previously convicted of a non-violent crime but are not federally disqualified from firearms possession
    • Fahr v. San Diego
      • Challenge to the City of San Diego's ban on firearm self-manufacturing, property
    • Altman v. Santa Clara County, et al.
      • Challenge to San Francisco Bay Area counties' shut-downs and elimination of firearm transfers, shooting range practice during COVID
    • McDougall v. Ventura County
      • Challenge to Ventura County's shut-downs and elimination of firearm transfers, shooting range practice during COVID
  • Nevada
    • Palmer v. Sisolak
      • Challenge to Nevada's confiscatory ban on firearm self-manufacturing, property
  • Washington
    • Sullivan v. Ferguson
      • Challenge to Washington's confiscatory ban on so-called "large-capacity magazines"

Tenth Circuit

  • New cases pending

Eleventh Circuit

D.C. Circuit

  • Washington, District of Columbia

STATE COURT CASES

California

  • FPC v. Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones
    • Challenge to Sacramento County's denial of records regarding firearm confiscations
  • Campos v. Bonta
    • Challenge to Calif. DOJ's policy delaying firearm transfers 
  • (Brandeis) Barba v. Bonta
    • Challenge to California's gun owner data-sharing with anti-gun "researchers"

Maryland

Pennsylvania


RECENT FPC DOCKET ENTRIES

August 9, 2022 - United States District Court for the District of Columbia

  • Guedes v. BATFEFederal lawsuit challenging ATF/President Trump's ban on "bump stock" devices by executive fiat
  • Opinion
  • Press Release

August 5, 2022 - Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Oakland Tactical Supply v. Howell Township: Challenging zoning restrictions imposed by the Township that prohibit shooting ranges for long guns.
  • Opinion
  • Press Release

August 4, 2022 - United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

August 3, 2022 - Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

August 1, 2022 - Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

July 25, 2022 - Third Circuit Court of Appeals

July 22, 2022 - Superior Court of California (County of San Diego)

  • Campos v. Bonta: Challenging the California Attorney General and Bureau of Firearms over their intentional delay of firearm transactions past the statutory ten day waiting period absent a legal basis.

July 18, 2022 - Third Circuit Court of Appeals

July 14, 2022 - San Francisco Police and Sheriff's Departments

July 12, 2022 - United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

July 8, 2022 - United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

July 1, 2022 - United States Supreme Court

Click Here for The Complete FPC Docket