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Governor Wolf Vetoes Pennsylvanians’ Right to Self-Defense
In Wolf’s veto message to the Commonwealth, he said that the legislation “represents another meaningless attempt to alter the necessary tools for fighting the pandemic” and that it would be “an infringement on the authority and responsibility” of the governor during states of emergency.
FPC Moves to Intervene in California v. ATF Gun Control Lawsuit Seeking to Compel Federal Re-Definition of “Firearm”
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF), and 80% Arms announced the filing of a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by California Attorney General Becerra on behalf of the State, Giffords Law Center, and two individuals that seeks, among other things, an order that ATF “conduct affirmative rulemaking regarding 80 percent receivers and frames in accordance with the GCA” and an injunction preventing the ATF “from implementing and enforcing ATF’s Classification Letters to Polymer80 (and other 80 percent receiver and frame manufacturers) and online guidance finding that 80 percent receivers and frames are not ‘firearms’ under the GCA.”
The ATF Improvement and Modernization Act of 2020: A Bleak Sign of Things to Come
If passed, the bill would afford more authority to the ATF, an agency already notorious for abusing the Peoples’ right to keep and bear arms. here are some of the most alarming impacts:
APPLE PAY TO PLAY: Company's Chief Security Officer Indicted in Concealed Carry Permit Scandal
The Second Amendment protects our right to keep and bear arms without prejudice. It is there to safeguard government overreach, not just for individuals who can afford favors or gifts for law enforcement issuing permits.
Federal Judge Fast-Tracks Preliminary Injunction Hearing in FPC Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Handgun Carry Ban
In the order, Judge Baylson said that the “individual plaintiffs have long been seeking a gun permit and may be entitled to a permit and are undoubtedly frustrated by the delays. . . . [T]he Court will proceed with the Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Defendants must give some weight to Plaintiffs’ constitutional rights under the 2nd amendment.”
FPC Files Motion for Restraining Order, Injunction Against Philadelphia, Pennsylvania To Stop Enforcement of Unconstitutional Handgun Carry Ban, Policies
This morning, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a federal court case challenging the ban on handgun carry imposed by the laws and policies of Defendants City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, its Police Commissioner, Danielle Outlaw, and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick.
Joe Biden Wants to Institute Universal Background Checks
The theory behind requiring universal background checks is that it will lead to a reduction in crime because it keeps guns “out of the wrong hands.” Nothing could be further from the truth.
BREAKING: FPC Sues Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Over Unconstitutional Handgun Carry Laws and Policies - PhiladelphiaCarry.com
BREAKING: FPC sues Philadelphia & PA over laws/policies that infringe #2A #14A right to bear loaded handguns in public for self-defense!
Joe Biden Wants to Ban Common, Constitutionally-Protected Firearms and Magazines
The Right to Bear Arms necessarily includes not only firearms but the items required to effectively defend oneself; after all, what good is an AR-15 without a magazine?
FPC Files Final Pre-Trial Brief in “Assault Weapon” Lawsuit; Case Heads to Trial in January
The final pre-trial conference in Miller is scheduled to take place in San Diego on December 16, 2020, before Federal District Court Judge Roger T. Benitez, with the bench trial to follow on January 21, 2021. The plaintiffs are represented at trial by attorneys George M. Lee, John Dillon, and Erik Jaffe.
Biden's Transition Team Held a Secret Gun Control Meeting with ATF Executives: Here are the Dirty Details
According to an anonymous source, acting Director Regina Lombardo told those in attendance that the anti-gun Biden transition team reached out to ATF Executives to identify the agency’s “top priorities”.
FPC, SAF, CCRKBA and Maryland Shall Issue Sue State of Maryland Over Handgun Carry Ban
MDCarryCase.com: @gunpolicy federal #2A lawsuit challenging the State of Maryland's Handgun Carry Ban and requirements, such as the “good and substantial reason” to obtain a carry permit.
FPC Moves to Intervene in Gun Control Lawsuit That Seeks to Compel ATF to Reinterpret Definition of “Firearm”
FPC announced the filing of a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by gun control groups and complicit Cities in which they challenge ATF’s classification of non-firearm objects, sometimes colloquially referred to as “80% receivers”.
FPC Sues Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones, Sheriff’s Department for Withholding Records About Gun Confiscations, Policies
“People have a right to know how the government is enforcing its laws and policies, especially in cases that involve the seizure of firearms and the suspension of fundamental, constitutionally enumerated rights,” said FPC Director of Legal Strategy Adam Kraut.
BREAKING: FPC, SDCGO, CCRKBA, SAF Sue to Strike Down Expanded California Handgun Roster Ban Laws - RosterLawsuit.com
RosterLawsuit.com: @gunpolicy federal #2A & #14A lawsuit challenging California’s Handgun Ban ("Roster") laws and regulations, and the ban on self-manufacturing handguns not on the Roster
Robert Romano, Creator of “2AUpdates” and the Gun Case Tracker, Joins FPC’s Communications Team
“Joining the FPC Team makes it possible for me to continue doing what I love and scaling that effort to make sure that all Americans can stay up to date on these critical lawsuits, briefs, bills, and more.”
Jennifer Jacques Joins Firearms Policy Coalition Team as Director of Communications
"Now, more than ever, Americans need FPC in their corner to fight infringements on their individual liberties and freedoms. I am excited to hit the ground running and proudly stand with FPC in our mission to defend the People of the United States, advance individual liberty, and fight for constitutional rights.”
This Week In Gun Rights: November 7, 2020
Montanans vote against local gun control; FPC suing New York City; Medical schools teaching students that guns are a “public health problem”; Gun restrictions continue to harm Europeans.
FPC, SAF, and Louisiana Shooting Association Challenge Federal Ban on Handgun Sales to Adults Under 21
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), and the Louisiana Shooting Association (LSA) announced the filing of a new federal Second and Fifth Amendment lawsuit challenging the federal ban on the sale of handguns and handgun ammunition by federal firearm licensees (FFL) to adults under 21 years of age.
BREAKING: FPC and SAF Challenge New York City Handgun Carry Ban
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) announced the filing of a new federal Second Amendment lawsuit that seeks to make it possible for all law-abiding people to carry a loaded handgun on their person in public self-defense in and around New York City.
FPC, SAF, NJ2AS Challenge New Jersey Handgun Carry Ban
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), and New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) announced the filing of a new federal lawsuit challenging the State of New Jersey’s laws that prevent individuals from carrying a loaded handgun outside of the home for self-defense.
This Week In Gun Rights: November 1, 2020
Instagram bans pro-gun, pure political speech; Bearing arms while voting; Crenshaw mad about people bearing arms in protest; Government forces man to decide between First Amendment and prison; Backlog in gun sale processing interferes with RKBA; Was Giffords behind COVID gun shop closures in Virginia?; The government wants to track your money, and that’s bad.
FPC Congratulates Justice Amy Coney Barrett
“With Justice Barrett on the Court, we hope to soon see a shift towards the aggressive stewardship of our rights the Constitution compels and the People deserve.”
This Week In Gun Rights: October 24, 2020
Senate Judiciary Committee votes in favor of confirming Amy Coney Barrett, 12 - 0; Wyoming to expose identities of gun rights donors; CDC tax dollars at work; Young Pennsylvanians challenging the Commonwealth’s discriminatory gun laws; Appeals court declines to hear non-violent petitioner’s request to restore gun rights; Other Appeals Court rules against community property rights for gun owners; Virginia laws to stop unreasonable search and seizure practices, rehiring of bad cops.