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FPC Files Supplemental Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Texas Young Adult Handgun Carry Ban
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a supplemental brief in Andrews v. McCraw, its Texas lawsuit seeking to restore the right to carry arms in public for adults under 21 years of age.
FPC Statement on New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Signing of Gun Control Package
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Governor Murphy’s gun control package bill signing ceremony:
FPC and FPCAF File Supreme Court Brief Arguing Against “Special Needs Exception” for Gun Seizures
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced the filing of a brief with the Supreme Court in the case of Torcivia v. Suffolk County, which challenges the government’s ability to enter private homes and seize firearms from an individual suspected of no crime, and subject to no penal control or supervision.
The Declaration of Independence — and What It Really Claimed
It has become a tradition for us to read aloud the Declaration of Independence on July 4th to put our celebration into a proper historical, philosophical, and emotional context. As law professor Josh Blackman correctly notes, “while you are enjoying your hotdogs and fireworks, praise the Declaration, which even today retains legal vitality.”
The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
FPC Statement on New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s Signing of Bruen Response Legislation
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s signing of Senate Bill 51001
FPC Sends Pre-Litigation Demand to Alameda County Sheriff Over CCW Issuance
FPC saw that the Alameda County, CA Sheriff was trying to avoid complying with the Supreme Court's decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen, so we decided to send a polite email informing him of his duties:
FPC Files Motion to Lift Stay in Lawsuit That Struck Down California “Assault Weapon” Ban Last Year
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a motion to lift the stay that was imposed last year in Miller v. Bonta, its lawsuit challenging California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” that resulted in the district court striking down the ban under the Second Amendment.
FPC to California AG: Revoke Your “Good Moral Character” Legal Alert and Comply with Bruen Before We Sue
Last night, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) sent a letter to California Attorney General Rob Bonta informing him that if local concealed-carry issuing agencies use the state’s so-called “good moral character” requirement in the way he recently called for in response to NYSRPA v. Bruen, it will cause them “to defend far more Second Amendment claims than they have ever faced.”
FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey “Assault Weapon” Ban
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a new Second Amendment lawsuit challenging New Jersey’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”
FPC Statement on Delaware Gun Bills Signed Into Law by Governor Carney
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Delaware Governor John Carney’s signing of multiple gun control bills:
FPC Statement on Attorney General Bonta Data Dump
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to the recent data leak of gun owners’ sensitive data:
Supreme Court Vacates Decision Upholding Maryland “Assault Weapon” Ban, Sends FPC Lawsuit Back to Circuit Court
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that the United States Supreme Court has granted, vacated, and remanded its Bianchi v. Frosh lawsuit, which challenges Maryland’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”
FPC Seeks Injunction Against New York City May-Issue Handgun Carry Restrictions
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a motion for preliminary injunction in its federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging the laws that prevent individuals from carrying a loaded handgun on their person for self-defense in New York City.
ZEV Technologies Continues Support for FPC with Campaign to fight Washington State Standard Capacity Magazine Ban
Today, Zev Technologies has announced an official campaign to support Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and its important legal work challenging the Washington State standard capacity magazine ban.
FPC Statement on “Bipartisan” Federal Gun Control Legislation
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to the passage of the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act” (S.2938):
BruenFAQ.org - FPC's NYSRPA v. Bruen FAQ and 'Splainer
BruenFAQ.org - FPC's NYSRPA v. Bruen FAQ and 'Splainer
BREAKING: New York Gun Carry Ban Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Rules in FPC-Supported Case; Court Addresses “Scrutiny” for Second Amendment Litigation
The Supreme Court of the United States held today that the Second and Fourteenth Amendments protect the right to carry firearms in public in the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC)-supported case, NYSRPA v. Bruen.
Primary Arms Joins FPC Constitution Alliance to Support Pro-Second Amendment Litigation, Advocacy, and Education Programs
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that Primary Arms, an innovator in optics manufacturing and wholesale headquartered in Houston, Texas has joined FPC’s Constitution Alliance family as a Benefactor Member.
FPC Statement on Senate Gun Control Agreement
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s release of the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act”
GOP Senate Gun Control Bill Explained
FPC breaks down the Senate gun control bill crafted by Republicans and explains what it means for peaceable people.
FPC Statement on Trio of Gun Control Bills Signed By RI Gov. McKee
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee’s signing of three gun control bills.
Top constitutional law journal to publish groundbreaking scholarly paper on the right to train with firearms authored by FPCAF’s director of constitutional studies
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced that William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal (BORJ) will publish a scholarly paper authored by the foundation’s director of constitutional studies, Joseph Greenlee.
Federal Lifetime Gun Ban Unconstitutional for Non-Violent Felons Like Appellant, FPC Argues in 7th Circuit Brief
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced that they have filed an important brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Atkinson v. Garland.