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ZEV Technologies Continues Support for FPC with Campaign to fight Washington State Standard Capacity Magazine Ban
June 27, 2022
Today, Zev Technologies has announced an official campaign to support Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and its important legal work challenging the Washington State standard capacity magazine ban.
June 24, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to the passage of the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act” (S.2938):
June 23, 2022
BruenFAQ.org - FPC's NYSRPA v. Bruen FAQ and 'Splainer
BREAKING: New York Gun Carry Ban Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Rules in FPC-Supported Case; Court Addresses “Scrutiny” for Second Amendment Litigation
June 23, 2022
The Supreme Court of the United States held today that the Second and Fourteenth Amendments protect the right to carry firearms in public in the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC)-supported case, NYSRPA v. Bruen.
Primary Arms Joins FPC Constitution Alliance to Support Pro-Second Amendment Litigation, Advocacy, and Education Programs
June 22, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that Primary Arms, an innovator in optics manufacturing and wholesale headquartered in Houston, Texas has joined FPC’s Constitution Alliance family as a Benefactor Member.
June 21, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee’s signing of three gun control bills.
Top constitutional law journal to publish groundbreaking scholarly paper on the right to train with firearms authored by FPCAF’s director of constitutional studies
June 20, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced that William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal (BORJ) will publish a scholarly paper authored by the foundation’s director of constitutional studies, Joseph Greenlee.
Federal Lifetime Gun Ban Unconstitutional for Non-Violent Felons Like Appellant, FPC Argues in 7th Circuit Brief
June 13, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced that they have filed an important brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Atkinson v. Garland.
June 09, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) sent a letter today to the United States Senate demanding that the Senators engaged in closed-door gun control negotiations recall their sworn duty to protect and defend the rights of the People, and reverse course in their attempts to destroy our fundamental right to keep and bear arms.
June 07, 2022
Today, the Firearms Policy Coalition released a statement regarding ongoing bi-partisan negotiations on gun-control in the United States Congress:
June 03, 2022
The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Law today announced that it has filed a federal Second and Fourteenth Amendment lawsuit challenging the State of Washington’s unconstitutional ban on common firearm magazines.
May 27, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced an appellate victory in FOAC v. Pittsburgh, Penn., a lawsuit filed in 2019 in response to a gun control scheme enacted by the City and its then-Mayor, Bill Peduto.
May 25, 2022
No words can adequately express the pain and loss caused by the mass killing of innocent people—including children—at the hands of manifest evil.
Foster parents, home-based daycare operators cannot be denied their Second Amendment rights, FPC brief argues
May 16, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) have filed an important brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Miller v. Smith, urging the Court to reverse a misguided decision of the trial court that upheld Illinois law and regulations that bans firearm possession in child care facilities, including home day care facilities and foster family homes, and prevents an Illinois couple from exercising their fundamental right to keep and bear arms in their home. The brief, authored by FPCAF director of constitutional studies and Second Amendment scholar Joseph Greenlee, can be found at FPCLaw.org.
May 13, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today announced a new FPC-supported federal lawsuit against the superintendent of Durand (Michigan) Area Schools, the principal of Robert Kerr Elementary School, and a Robert Kerr school staff member for violating a third-grader’s First and Fourteenth Amendment rights when they prevented her from for wearing a hat bearing the text “Come and Take It” as well as an image of an AR_15 rifle to the school’s “hat day.” The complaint for C.S. v. McCrumb can be found at FPCLaw.org.
May 11, 2022
A 3-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision today in the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF)-led case of Jones v. Bonta, holding that California’s age-based firearms purchase ban is unconstitutional and that “the district court erred in not enjoining an almost total ban on semiautomatic centerfire rifles” for young adults. The decision can be found online at FPCLaw.org.
May 09, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today it has sent a letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary demanding that it “exercise its constitutional authority, and moral duty, to withhold consent” of President Biden’s nomination of Steve Dettlebach for the position of Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
FPC responds to Duke Center for Firearms Law article on test courts should use on Second Amendment cases
May 04, 2022
A rebuttal in response to criticism of a scholarly paper authored by FPC Action Foundation director of constitutional studies, Joseph Greenlee, was published today by the Duke Center for Firearms Law. In its April 27 article, “Ghost Guns, History, and the Second Amendment,” the Duke Center called into question an argument Greenlee makes in “The American Tradition of Self-made Arms” defending the test of text as informed by history and tradition (THT) as being the correct methodology for Second Amendment jurisprudence.
FPC files First and Second Amendment lawsuit against San Jose’s unconstitutional gun insurance scheme
April 26, 2022
Today, attorneys for Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a new lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California challenging the City of San Jose’s ordinance requiring gun owners to purchase liability insurance and pay a fee in order to exercise their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. FPC’s complaint argues that the mandate violates both the First and Second Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. A copy of the complaint in Glass v. City of San Jose can be found at FPCLegal.org.
April 12, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Governor Brian Kemp signing Senate Bill 319. Effective immediately, the law removes concealed carry permit requirements for adults 21 years of age or older who are not otherwise prohibited from owning a firearm. Under this new law, the existing system remains optional for residents who still want to have a permit.
80% Lowers Joins FPC Constitution Alliance to Support Pro-Second Amendment Litigation, Advocacy, and Education Programs
April 12, 2022
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that national firearm component retailer 80% Lowers has joined FPC’s Constitution Alliance family as a Benefactor Member. Through its contributions, 80% Lowers is supporting pro-rights legal action, advocacy, grassroots engagement, and educational initiatives across the nation, including FPC Law, the nation’s first and only full-scope public interest legal team focused on the right to keep and bear arms and adjacent rights.
April 11, 2022
FPC has released the following statement regarding President Biden’s new ban on self-built firearms and nomination of Steven Dettelbach, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)