CGF: The Silvester v. Harris (10-Day Waiting Period Case) Appeal – Part I: The State’s Opening Brief

Calguns Foundation posted a blog yesterday on the court case Silvester v. Harris. Below is an excerpt: Silvester v. Harris is a federal civil rights lawsuit that challenges the State of California’s 10-day waiting period laws (“WPL”) as unconstitutional under the Second and Fourteenth Amendments to... Read More
Concealed handgun

And They Call Themselves Friends Of Gun Owners…

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) As Matt Caulder of the NC Capitol Connection reports, HB 562 just barely squeaked through the [North Carolina] House Rules Committee. A vote in the House Rules Committee came down to a tie Wednesday... Read More
NC Legislative Building

North Carolina HB 562 is reported out of rules committee and I’m not happy

by John Richardson (Reprinted with permission: No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money) The devil is in the details as they say. Yesterday, the NC House’s Rules Committee reported out a committee substitute version of HB 56[2], the Second Amendment Affirmation Act, and I’m not exactly happy.... Read More
’Oregon Capitol

Oregon county vote against enforcing state gun law sparks outcry

Courtney Sherwood for Reuters reports Gun-control advocates on Wednesday decried as a misguided political maneuver a vote by Oregon county commissioners against enforcement of new statewide gun background check requirements. Lane County’s commissioners in a 4-1 vote on Tuesday decreed that local government could not afford... Read More
Texas Campus Carry

Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus

Katie Shepherd for the LA Times reports: Just days after the Texas Senate voted to legalize concealed guns on college campuses, university officials and opponents of the bill are already thinking of ways to limit its reach…. “While it is not what we had hoped... Read More
Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

President Bloomberg? Speculation flies of possible candidacy

Chris Eger for reports: There is speculation in New York-based media outlets that prominent Democrats are seeking to entice former Mayor Michael Bloomberg into a bid for the White House in 2016. …While there has been no word from the Bloomberg camp, the billionaire... Read More
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney

U.S. Rep.: Force gun owners to ‘buy insurance or pay fine’

Leo Hohmann for World Net Daily reports: U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., has introduced a bill that would force gun owners to have liability insurance or face fines of up to $10,000. According to Maloney. the Firearms Risk Protection Act would curb so-called “gun violence,”... Read More

Geraldo: Vince Vaughn sounds Like “Timothy McVeigh and the militias”

AWR Hawkins of reports: During the Tuesday airing of Fox News’ The Five, Geraldo Rivera said Vince Vaughn’s pro-gun statements reminded him “of Timothy McVeigh and the militias.” On Monday, Breitbart News reported British GQ magazine asked Vaughn about “the American right to own a gun”... Read More
Ghost Gun

Wired: I made an untraceable AR-15 ‘ghost gun’ in my office—and it was easy

Andy Greenberg for Wired writes: THIS IS MY ghost gun. To quote the rifleman’s creed, there are many like it, but this one is mine. It’s called a “ghost gun”—a term popularized by gun control advocates but increasingly adopted by gun lovers too—because it’s an... Read More
Cathy Lanier

DC Police Say They’ve Stopped Denying Gun Carry Permit Applications in Response to Federal Ruling

Stephen Gutowski for The Washington Free Beacon reports: The District of Columbia Police Department said on Monday it has not issued any gun-carry permit denials since a federal judge ruled the city’s requirement that applicants show a special need to carry a firearm unconstitutional. “Since... Read More