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March 04, 2021
Firearm Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that FPC’s lawsuit challenging the State of Maryland’s ban on so-called “assault weapons,” Bianchi v. Frosh, is quickly moving up to the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
March 02, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that the Court has taken its motion to intervene under consideration following a hearing in a federal lawsuit against ATF brought by the State of California, Giffords Law Center, and two individuals in a case seeking to force ATF to “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.”
FPC Submits Supreme Court Merits Brief: California Law Requiring Charities and Non-Profits to Disclose Donor Lists Violates Fundamental First Amendment Rights
March 02, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important brief with the United States Supreme Court in the cases of Americans for Prosperity v. Becerra and Thomas More Law Center v. Becerra.
February 26, 2021
This week, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) submitted two new filings to the Court in Miller v. Becerra, its federal Second Amendment challenge to the State of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”
FPC Brief to Idaho Supreme Court: Someone Convicted of a Misdemeanor Cannot Be Considered a Felon-in-Possession Under Idaho Law
February 23, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important brief in the case of U.S. v. Gutierrez, currently before the Supreme Court of Idaho. Mr. Gutierrez was charged for being a felon in possession of a firearm, even though his felony conviction was reduced to a misdemeanor nearly two decades ago.
FPC Condemns “Misguided” Vermont Supreme Court Opinion Upholding State Ban on Common Firearm Magazines
February 22, 2021
Today, FPC condemned the Vermont Supreme Court for issuing a ruling upholding the State’s ban on common firearm magazines using faulty logic and propaganda.
February 20, 2021
This week, Federal District Court Judge Louise Flanagan of the Eastern District of North Carolina ordered that FPC’s lawsuit against Wake County, North Carolina Sheriff Gerald M. Baker can proceed.
FPC Files Proposed Findings of Fact and Law in Lawsuit Challenging California’s “Assault Weapons” Ban
February 18, 2021
This week, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed its post-trial Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in Miller v. Becerra, its federal Second Amendment challenge to the State of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.”
February 17, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) is pleased to announced that it has resolved its Cowey v. Mullen right-to-carry lawsuit filed less than three months ago with a binding settlement agreement resulting in permanent, positive changes to the carry licensing policies of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and its Sheriff’s Office.
February 15, 2021
The Biden Administration’s promise to enact “gun law reforms” is nothing less than calling for further tyranny and paternalism cloaked in the false promise of so-called “public safety.” FPC remains firm in its belief that laws which threaten the rights, liberty, and property of the People are immoral, should be abolished, and must be fiercely opposed by all Americans who value liberty and the Republic.
FPC, Law Professors, and Georgia First Amendment Foundation File Amicus Brief Arguing that Lawful Businesses Should Not be Liable for Harms Caused by the Businesses’ Adversaries
February 10, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important amicus brief with the Georgia Court of Appeals in McBrayer, et al. v. The Governors Ridge Property Owners Association, Inc., et al.
FPC Continues Fight in Anti-Rights Lawsuit Seeking to Force ATF to Expand Definition of “Firearm” to Include So-Called “80%” Objects
February 05, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important brief to defend constitutional and statutory rights in a federal lawsuit brought by anti-Second Amendment cities and organizations that seeks to force the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to redefine the term “firearm” to include non-firearm objects, including so-called “80%” objects.
February 04, 2021
The FPC legal team filed an amicus brief in Flick v. Wilkinson with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the Court to grant the petition.
Federal Right-to-Carry Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed Against The City of Philadelphia, Police Commissioner Outlaw, and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick
February 04, 2021
Today, Federal District Court Judge Michael Baylson of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied motions to dismiss filed by the City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, as well as Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick, in the FPC right-to-carry Second Amendment lawsuit Fetsurka v. Outlaw.
February 03, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced the filing of an important United States Supreme Court brief in the case of Flick v. Wilkinson, a case challenging the federal lifetime firearms prohibition for felons.
January 28, 2021
On Thursday, FPC filed an amicus brief in support of Maryland Shall Issue arguing the history and tradition of the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause make clear that it protects personal property as robustly as real property, and that the lower courts erred in holding to the contrary.
January 28, 2021
Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Maryland Shall Issue v. Hogan, a case challenging the Maryland government’s confiscatory ban on bump-stock devices.
January 22, 2021
Last we checked, the Second Amendment doesn’t limit the right to bear arms to a few select locations. Yet courts across the country have had trouble deciding where the right applies. The Firearms Policy Coalition is helping to fix the problem.
January 21, 2021
The brief was authored by FPC’s Director of Constitutional Studies, Joseph Greenlee. It is FPC’s second Supreme Court brief filed in the last week.
FPC and FPF file Amicus Brief Arguing that the Community Caretaking Exception Should Not Apply to the Home
January 15, 2021
FPC and FPF file Amicus Brief Arguing that the Community Caretaking Exception Should Not Apply to the Home. The issue presented in the case is whether the “community caretaking” exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement extends to the home.
January 15, 2021
According to his gun control plan, Biden “supports legislation holding adults criminally and civilly liable for directly or negligently giving a minor access to a firearm, regardless of whether the minor actually gains possession of the firearm.”
January 14, 2021
Today, the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that in roughly two weeks’ time, justices of two state courts of last resort have cited the scholarship of FPC Director of Research, Joseph Greenlee.
Joe Biden Wants to Disarm Teachers and Waste Millions of Taxpayer Dollars on “Gun Violence” Research
January 13, 2021
According to his gun control plan, President-Elect Joe Biden “supports barring states from using federal dollars to arm or train educators to discharge firearms”, because America “should be passing rational gun laws, not requiring educators who already have too much on their plates to also protect the safety of their students.”
January 11, 2021
According to Joe Biden’s gun control plan, “we have the technology to allow only authorized users to fire a gun.”