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  • This Week In Gun Rights: 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.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: 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.

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  • Longtime Second Amendment Advocate J. Pierce Shields Joins FPC as its National Director of Advancement

    “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.”

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: September 5, 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.

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  • 3rd Circuit Upheld NJ Magazine Capacity Ban 2-1 But Trump Appointed Judge Used FPC Legal's Amicus Brief in Dissent

    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.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: 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.

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  • Not even California’s top cop and DOJ can comply with California’s insane gun control laws

    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.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: 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.

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  • FPC: Biden/Harris Campaign “A Uniquely Grave Threat”

    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.

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  • The City of Folsom is trying to steal his guns. FPC filed a brief in the gun confiscation case of Folsom v. Coleman

    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.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: 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.

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  • Ninth Circuit Affirms California Magazine Ban Is Unconstitutional

    Earlier today, the Ninth Circuit released its highly anticipated opinion in Duncan v. Becerra, holding California’s ban on “large-capacity magazines” (“LCMs”) unconstitutional.

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  • Ninth Circuit Panel Ruling Adopts FPC/FPF Argument, Holds California Magazine Ban Unconstitutional

    Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held California’s “large-capacity magazine” ban unconstitutional in Duncan v. Becerra, in which Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) filed an important brief, authored by FPC’s Director of Research Joseph Greenlee.

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  • BREAKING: 9th Circuit Holds "Large Capacity" Firearm Magazines Protected by 2nd Amendment, Affirms District Court Ruling

    The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs challenging California Government Code § 31310, which bans possession of large-capacity magazines (“LCMs”) that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition; and held that the ban violated the Second Amendment.

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  • The Official 2020 DNC Platform is Out, and it’s Unsurprising

    It’s finally here. The thing you’ve all been waiting for. The DNC’s platform for this election cycle, and boy does it look bad.

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  • FPC Brief: Background Checks for Ammunition Purchases Violate the Second Amendment

    While the background check system has prevented a great number of lawful purchasers from acquiring ammunition, it has prevented prohibited purchasers from acquiring ammunition in only 0.1% of checks. The system, therefore, has imposed a tremendous burden on every Californian while providing virtually no benefit.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: August 8, 2020

    Virginia takes guns in first exercise of new red flag law; Sheriff and County Commissioners falsely claim they won’t enforce anti-2A laws; Court says gun stores have standing to sue; Wyoming Supreme Court refuses to hear university student’s case; Police officer responds to call, steals dead man’s firearms (and the call to end qualified immunity); Lifelong marijuana user goes to jail.

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  • FPC Response to Attorney Generals' Call for Facebook Censorship

    The year is 2020, not 1984. If we as a society permit the government to bully private businesses into acting as lackeys of the state; to suppress speech; to ban individuals from freely engaging in ideas, no matter how controversial, we will fail as a modern republic.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: August 1, 2020

    The official 2020 DNC platform is out, and it’s unsurprising; Red Flag law buried in NDAA; Revelations regarding Justice Roberts; New York bans “Ghost Guns”; British Police raid home and arrest a 12-year old over a toy gun, while British press fearmonger over shotgun ownership.

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  • FPC Brief: Washington State’s Ban on Semiautomatic Rifles is Unconstitutional

    Washington State’s 2018 ballot initiative, I-1639, imposed three severe restrictions on semiautomatic rifles: (1) It prohibits adults ages 18-to-21 from purchasing a semiautomatic rifle; (2) It requires law enforcement to conduct an extensive background check and records search on all purchasers of semiautomatic rifles; and (3) It forbids in-person sales of semiautomatic rifles to non-Washington residents.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: July 25, 2020

    Gun and ammo sales surge, more diverse gun buyers; Senate refuses to stop flow of military gear to police departments; Virginia sheriff taking steps to deputize thousands of residents; Canadian Human Rights Commission rejects complaint regarding Trudeau’s racist gun grab; D.C. messing with Heller again; and Biden hates the poors.

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  • State of Nebraska Gun Ban Based on Conviction Without a Jury Trial is Unconstitutional, FPC Supreme Court Brief Argues

    “The Supreme Court has unequivocally held that the right to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right,” said FPC’s Greenlee. “For a state to deprive someone of Second Amendment protections based on a nonviolent crime and without even a jury trial contradicts the fundamental nature of the right and violates the Constitution. We’re hopeful that the Supreme Court will take this case and hold unconstitutional Nebraska’s historically unsupported ban.”

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: July 18, 2020

    New assault-weapon-hungry grabbers backing candidates; Bloomberg pricing out the Pennsylvania Legislature, and why you can’t trust politicians; Judge issues ruling expanding the scope of evidentiary search into Remington case; Victory in Virginia for young adults.

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  • This Week In Gun Rights: July 11, 2020

    Check out the writeup for links to all the stories we discussed in the video! https://www.firearmspolicy.org/this_week_in_gun_rights_july_11_2020 Gun grabbers introduce bill banning “ghost gun machinery”; Northam hosts ceremonial signing away of Virginians’ gun rights; Did Subway cave to anti-gun zealots?; Hawaii passes new gun control law restricting interstate commerce; Boogaloo and BLM protestors joining forces?

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