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FPC Submits Pre-Litigation Request to DOJ, ATF in Q Honey Badger SBR Determination Matter to Protect Gun Owners
October 08, 2020
“Attorney General Barr, DOJ, and ATF should take immediate steps to correct their errors and withdraw the Q cease and desist,” commented Kraut. “But as we said in our letter request, FPC will take any action that is necessary and appropriate to protect the interest of our members, our supporters, and the public from a rogue executive branch agency.”
FPC Statement on ATF’s Cease and Desist to Q, LLC Regarding the Honey Badger Pistol’s Status as a Purported Short Barrel Rifle
October 06, 2020
ATF has once again unlawfully and unconstitutionally exceeded its authority and changed the law by issuing a new determination that is devoid of logic and reason, contains no explanation as to the manner in which it arrived at its conclusion, conflicts with its prior determinations, and embodies the very essence of “arbitrary and capricious”.
Supreme Court Should Decide Non-Violent Felons Have Second Amendment Rights, Lifetime Ban Should Be Struck Down
October 01, 2020
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the case of Torres v. United States. FPC’s brief contains authoritative research showing that the federal ban on firearm possession by nonviolent felons is unconstitutional and not historically supported. It is available online at FPCLegal.org.
September 30, 2020
Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous gun control bills that expand the State’s already unconstitutional regulatory scheme and infringe on fundamental, human rights.
September 28, 2020
A few weeks ago, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals released a 2-1 panel decision affirming (agreeing with) the district court’s judgment that held as constitutional the State of New Jersey’s ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, sometimes called “large-capacity” magazines by anti-Second Amendment politicians.
September 28, 2020
Study: Age Bans Don't Stop Homicides; Amy Coney Barrett is the apparent frontrunner for the Supreme Court nomination; Alyssa Milano calls cops on teen with BB gun; Was NYPD cop a Chinese spy?; Ohio Legislature votes to extend concealed handgun licenses; Update: Murphy gun fees nixed; Hawaii signing off on new gun laws.
September 26, 2020
The American people deserve a strong Supreme Court majority that will do what the Constitution’s text and liberty compel. The Court must have the strength and courage to weigh in on these important issues and strike down the unjust and unconstitutional laws that separate the People from their rights, including the rights to keep and bear arms, freedom of speech, due process, and equal protection of the laws.
September 24, 2020
PHILADELPHIA (September 24, 2020) — Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important legal brief in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the State of New Jersey’s ban on so-called “large-capacity magazines” that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition. The brief is available online at FPCLegal.org.
BREAKING: Lawsuit Challenging California “Assault Weapon” Ban Moves Forward; Federal Judge Denies California’s Motion to Dismiss
September 23, 2020
Federal Court Judge on CA's "assault weapon" ban: “If ever the existence of a state statute had a chilling effect on the exercise of a constitutional right, this is it.”
September 21, 2020
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that attorneys for FPC, Firearms Policy Foundation, and Mr. Nicholas Ennis filed a new federal lawsuit over the unconstitutional stop and citation of Ennis based on a pro-Second Amendment decal displayed on his truck
September 19, 2020
FPC: Senate Majority Leader McConnell & Senate MUST quickly CONFIRM a strong, courageous, & principled jurist who will vigorously protect rights, including the #2A right to keep & bear arms, to fill the #SCOTUS vacancy left by the passing of Justice Ginsburg.
September 19, 2020
Ex-San Diego Sheriff’s captain pleads guilty to illegal gun sales; Police raid home in search for toy guns; Former Atlanta CFO Jim Beard indicted on fraud, weapons charges; Second Amendment Knife Case in Hawaii; Gun group files new petition to redhead case on New Jersey magazine capacity law; Return of guns in Virginia case demonstrates how red flag laws can be abused.
September 12, 2020
Everytown is mad about gun signage; Alabama politician wants “mental health courts”;Federal appeals court refuses to hear mental health case; Richmond, VA bans carry at permitted events; Calls to prosecute big igloo fans; “Pro-Second Amendment” names added to President Trump’s SCOTUS list; Petition to rescind Trudeau’s gun ban has massive support; Progress in fight to restore right to carry at the New Hampshire capital.
Longtime Second Amendment Advocate J. Pierce Shields Joins FPC as its National Director of Advancement
September 11, 2020
“I am very excited to join the FPC Team to help build the future of Second Amendment advocacy and fight for the People,” said Shields. “My job is to make sure that gun owners have the strongest possible team in their corner, and I am confident that FPC is where I can and will do just that.”
September 05, 2020
Appeals court upholds New Jersey’s magazine capacity ban; Federal court upholds Washington gun laws; Texas lawmaker wants to repeal state carry permit requirement; City wants residents to tattle on people building ghost guns; Town trying to ban open carry on public property; City complicates firearm discharge ordinance.
3rd Circuit Upheld NJ Magazine Capacity Ban 2-1 But Trump Appointed Judge Used FPC Legal's Amicus Brief in Dissent
September 01, 2020
By a 2-1 vote, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals left New Jersey's magazine capacity limit intact. This clear 2nd Amendment infringement highlights the importance of appointing the right judges who will correctly interpret the United States Constitution.
August 29, 2020
Sports man doesn’t want people to bear arms; Ohio Supreme Court allows schools to arm staffers; New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy taxing rights to cover deficits; Four cities sue the ATF for fear of ghosts; Missouri bandages boo-boo; Everytown trying to buy Florida.
August 27, 2020
Not even California’s top cop and DOJ can comply with California’s insane gun control laws The DOJ delayed background checks and prevented people from getting their guns as the law allows. So we sued them again.
August 22, 2020
Defense Distributed to get its day in court in suit against New Jersey AG; Court to hear age-based gun ban case; PSA’s oopsie and the California mag ban; New York shenanigans; State legislator considers suing City of Chicago over civil rights violation; NC cops confused they need to respect rights before conducting search; Canadian gov’t taking bids for its gun “buyback” program.
August 21, 2020
Their history and agenda show that a Biden/Harris administration would immeasurably damage our Republic, the American people, individual liberty, freedom, the rule of law, and our constitutional system as a whole. FPC strongly opposes the election of Mr. Biden and Ms. Harris.
The City of Folsom is trying to steal his guns. FPC filed a brief in the gun confiscation case of Folsom v. Coleman
August 18, 2020
Simply put, there is no "but we really want to keep them" exception to the statutory scheme, which would then allow the police to second-guess the considered medical opinions of the doctors who actually assessed an individual, and where they did not actually admit them for a § 5150 hold.
August 15, 2020
Federal appeals court overturns California magazine capacity ban; four indicted in Santa Clara carry permit scandal; Missouri age bans; NYPD commissioner doesn't get carry; the American Bar Association hates gun owners; study links gun purchases to fear of gun laws; man charged for gun possession without a permit because he called an ambulance.
August 14, 2020
Earlier today, the Ninth Circuit released its highly anticipated opinion in Duncan v. Becerra, holding California’s ban on “large-capacity magazines” (“LCMs”) unconstitutional.