California Senator Leland Yee’s SB 47 (new ‘Assault Weapons’ ban) and SB 108 (mandatory safe storage) are out

California State Senator Leland Yee (D – San Mateo) has already put one spot bill, SB 47 (the forthcoming ‘Assault Weapon’ / “bullet button” ban) over the desk in Sacramento. It appears that SB 108, a bill mandating ‘safe storage’ for all firearms and imposing... Read More

New York Sen. Greg Ball: Burglar used newspaper’s interactive gun owner map to target home

Just as we predicted, The News Journal’s egregious violation of journalistic integrity and privacy has apparently caused one New York home to be targeted for a robbery. State Senator Greg Ball has published this press release in response: Brewster, N.Y. – 1/13/2013 – Today Senator... Read More

Attorney Alan Gura Comments on Second Amendment Rights

Gura’s ~10 minute segment of CATO’s panel discussion “Living with Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment.” Here’s the full ~90 minute panel discussion courtesy of CATO:... Read More

CCRKBA & SAF Join Support of ‘Gun Appreciation Day’ on January 19

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and the Second Amendment Foundation have joined a broad coalition of organizations in support of a national “Gun Appreciation Day” on Saturday, Jan. 19. The Gun Appreciation Day website is at... Read More

Let’s be clear: anti-gun extremists *hate you* (Gawker: “Here Is a List of All the [Assholes] Handsome Law-Abiding Citizens Who Own Guns in New York City”)

Let’s be clear here: people like Gawker editor John Cook (Twitter: @johnjcook, email: john@gawker.com) and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg don’t want “reasonable” anything. They flat-out hate you. Not ‘hate you’ like a shunned thirteen-year-old in a lunchroom breakup, but ‘hate you’ as in willing to put... Read More

Victorious McDonald v. Chicago plaintiff challenges Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera to debate

Many Americans are by now aware of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic 2010 decision of McDonald, et al. v. City of Chicago, et al. and it’s application (incorporation) to state and local governments of the Second Amendment’s protections against government infringement of fundamental rights. The individual... Read More

Leading Gun Rights Organizations Form New Coalition To Combat Assault On Second Amendment

Firearms Policy Coalition pledges “not one more inch.” BELLEVUE, WA / SAN CARLOS, CA / MADERA, CA (January 4, 2013) – Firearms Policy Coalition, a new project of renowned Second Amendment rights advocacy organizations Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, California... Read More

FPC Blog: The new gun rights culture is worth fighting for – and we’re winning

If you’ve spent any time reading newspapers, listening to the radio, or scanning the Interwebs lately, it’s apparent that American gun owners have a significant challenge ahead to defend the Constitutionally-enshrined fundamental (read: inalienable) right that secures all of the others.  That’s doubly true for residents of... Read More