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USA Today: Shooting gold medalist Ginny Thrasher laments controversy over gun laws
U.S. Olympic champion shooter Ginny Thrasher unfortunately has endured heightened scrutiny from gun grabbers due to her success. Thrasher spoke up about the shooting culture and how the current anti-gun rhetoric affects her and her sport.
Civil Rights Groups File Appeal to Ninth Circuit in Fourteenth Amendment Equality Lawsuit Challenging Retired Government Employee Special Exemptions to California Gun Control Laws
The lawsuit, filed in April by 11 individuals and 4 nonprofit civil rights organizations, argues that the state’s many special statutory exemptions to gun laws for retired “peace officers” are a violation of their Fourteenth Amendment constitutional rights.
Anti-Gun Stockton, CA Mayor to #WearOrange... Behind Bars
Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva, who has supported legislation and even filed an Amicus Brief in the Supreme Court to further Michael Bloomberg’s sinister agenda, was arrested earlier in Amador County, CA.
FPC Member Sues State of California For Violation of First Amendment Rights After State Censors, Takes Down “Tyrant Registry” Political Article
A just-filed First Amendment lawsuit challenges the State of California’s attempt to censor a political blog using an unusual and unconstitutional “takedown” process authorized by a state statute. The lawsuit is funded by the Firearms Policy Coalition, and filed on behalf of one of the Coalition’s members.
We Will Not Comply
Gun owners have grudgingly gone along with whatever silly, ineffective schemes the politicians have thought up over the last 30 years to regulate firearms, engaging in a game of “Mother May I” every time they want to go to the range. This year, lawmakers have finally gone too far, and all indications are that gun owners are done complying. Why should they?
Guns.com: Gun Industry Group Challenging Expanded Mass. Gun Ban in Court
On July 19 Healey announced her office was reinterpreting the Commonwealth’s 1998 ban to include gun actions rather than cosmetic features, resulting in an immediate ban on many semi-auto firearms. While some in the state have voiced opinion that her move may be an overstep of her authority, the trade group for the firearms industry advised this week they are seeking redress in the courts.
Associated Press: The Latest Gun Owners are the New ‘Silent Majority’
The recent influx of gun owners has created a “silent majority” that lies between the most diehard of Second Amendment advocates and strident gun grabbers.
#WearOrange Flashback: Former NJ Mayor Against Illegal Guns Samuel Rivera
Former Passaic, NJ Mayor Samuel Rivera (D) spent time as a member of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns in addition to having once sat on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s Mayors Council.
Tell the Government to Respect ALL of your Rights
As a civil rights organization that represents the interests of some of the most regulated, tracked and legislated classes of people, we believe it is imperative that our supporters have access to their constitutionally guaranteed private property and due process rights.
They’re Making Room In Jail For Gun Owners…
So… you could be going to prison if you are caught with a rifle that has a detachable magazine (which now includes a bullet button), a pistol grip or an adjustable stock but someone who is a convicted felon can be released early!
FPC Announces Support of California Senate Bill 443, Important Reforms of Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws
Senator Mitchell’s SB 443 will require that, in most cases, a defendant be convicted of an underlying crime before cash or property can be permanently forfeited.
#WearOrange Update: Former Sheriff Lee Baca Withdraws Plea Deal, Opens Self to More Serious Charges
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to a charge of lying during an FBI investigation into the county’s jails, opting instead to take his chances at a high-stakes trial.
Tell CA Asm. Santiago To Stop Attacking Free Speech!
California’s roadways are in disrepair, yet instead of finding ways to fix the problem Santiago is focused on giving the Department of Transportation regulatory power over a few billboards in Los Angeles, harming businesses by restricting what can be advertised via billboard.This restriction of First Amendment rights, of course, includes banning advertising FIREARMS!
CA Lawmaker Dares You To Break The Law
He’s sponsored two bills that would allow anti-gun sheriffs to charge additional FEES on top of the hundreds of dollars you already pay to get and retain your CCW permit.
Breitbart: ‘Butler’ Director Lee Daniels Inflates ‘Gun Violence’ Numbers By 66% in DNC Gun Control Plea
Top Hollywood producer-director Lee Daniels inflated “gun violence” numbers by 66 percent when he claimed that “33,000 people each year die from gun violence” during his speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night.
Post-Gunpocalyse: The Assault on the Second Amendment Continues
After the Gunpocalypse frenzy in June, you might have thought California legislators were done for the year. But, just like that annoying houseguest who just won’t get the hint, they are coming back.
The Hill: Kesha tells Philadelphia crowd: We can control who we give ‘f—ing weapons to’
Pop singer Kesha took at a break from her concert sponsored by anti-gun group Americans for Responsible Solutions to attack gun rights.
Bearing Arms: Hillary Clinton Is Lying About Her Intentions Towards Gun Rights. Here’s The Proof.
Hillary Clinton’s pro-Second Amendment rhetoric in her nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.
National Review: Silly People Freak Out Over a Picture of a War Hero and a Gun
Anti-gun websites hilariously overreacted to a photo of Marine and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer posed in a photo with his baby daughter and his holster.
#WearOrange Flashback: Former CA Assemblywoman “Mug Shot Mary” Hayashi
That’s right. “Mug Shot Mary” was charged in 2011 for felony grade theft for shoplifting almost $2,500 worth of merchandise from a Neiman Marcus store.
FPC Issues Statement Responding to Inaccurate Associated Press Article
DeLuz never told or indicated to the AP reporter that pro-gun groups were “not seriously considering signing on to the campaign,” and FPC has never and will never speak for any other organization without their express permission. We condemn the AP for falsely representing our views (and those of other pro-gun organizations) on the veto referendum currently active in California.
Stop Gun Grabbers From Using Your Children to Ban Guns!
Gutless politicians in Washington, DC are attempting to use children to backdoor a renewal of the federal assault weapons ban! This proposed law BANNING the use of semi-automatic firearms for youth under 16 will give them the opening they are looking for to extend it on YOU.
Project Veritas: Clinton Delegate Explains How Democrats Will Ban All Guns
The alternate delegate, Mary Bayer, disclosed the rhetorical slight of hand gun grabbers deploy to lure voters to elect them into office and then shred the Second Amendment.
A Note On Recalls
At FPC, our policy team always takes a calculating and methodical approach to serious political matters–especially those that could have a serious downside or negative consequences.