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Lotsa Litigation, Liars, Enemies, Stupid, Only Ones

21-Jun-2024 | 0

Election Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will be 76 next week, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be 70 and is reported to be in poor health. The next president may have two vacancies to fill. Litigation The Supreme Court has adjusted its schedule, adding an additional opinion day this week as it nears the end of its 2023-2024 term. Justices […]

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Litigation, Enemies, Tactics, Obits

14-Jun-2024 | 0

Litigation There will probably be some gun-related SCOTUS decisions rendered yesterday and today, after publication deadline for this week’s newsletter. The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has filed a lawsuit against Steven Little in his official capacity as Acting Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), demanding the Court temporarily and permanently enjoin enforcement of Wis. Admin. […]

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Litigation, NRA, Newsletters, Crows

7-Jun-2024 | 0

Litigation The government is appealing a US District Court ruling that the unconstitutional Post Office gun ban is in fact unconstitutional. The case is United States v. Ayala. Another Bruen vacation: The Second Amendment case of Morin v Lyver, granted certiorari, vacated, and remanded back to the US First Circuit Court of Appeals by the US Supreme Court, has been […]

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Litigation, NRA, DGUs

31-May-2024 | 0

Memorial Day Epilogue Military Cemetery Gun Bans an Affront to Patriots Who Died Fighting for Freedom We note that some military cemeteries are on national battlefield sites at national parks under the purview of the National Park Service and not the VA. As such, federal law generally allows carry there in accordance with state law applicable to state parks in […]

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Litigation, Government, NRA, Products

24-May-2024 | 0

Election The NRA has endorsed Donald Trump for President. Mr. Trump is actually no friend of gun owners, but previously did an outstanding job with appointments to the federal judiciary, which is my only consideration when voting for President. Legislation The GOP-led US House passed a bill last week to allow more law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms across […]

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Litigation, Tactics, Products

17-May-2024 | 1

Litigation A panel of the US Ninth Circus Court of Appeals has ruled that some classes of felons may not be debarred the possession of firearms because that violates the Second Amendment. But the dissenting arguments are compelling if you think the Bruen case correctly barred Americans who aren’t “law abiding” from having guns. Petition for en banc review in […]

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Election, Litigation, NRA, Industry News

10-May-2024 | 0

Election RFK, Jr’s. Pinocchio Litigation Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions. A couple of gun cases here. Senior US District Judge Frank P. Geraci of the Western District of New York denied a request by gun-rights advocates to block enforcement of a New York law requiring ammunition sales to be handled by a licensed dealer and subject […]

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Litigation, Legislation & Regulation, Newsletters, MS Bills

3-May-2024 | 0

Litigation A three-judge panel for the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in the case McRorey v. Garland that the “enhanced” background check provisions of the 2022 Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) for 18-20-year-old gun buyers does not run afoul of the Second Amendment, saying “The [Second Amendment’s] plain text covers plaintiffs’ right ‘to keep and bear […]

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Litigation, YOYO, Tactics

26-Apr-2024 | 0

Litigation The US Supreme Court has granted review in the case Garland v. VanDerStok, a lawsuit challenging President Joe Biden’s “frame or receiver” rule implemented by the BATFE. The rule administratively re-defines the definition of a “firearm” contrary to statutory law. The high court will decide the fate of the rule in its upcoming October 2024 term. Note that the […]

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Litigation, Magazines, 911, MS Bills

19-Apr-2024 | 0

Patriots Day is today. Celebrate! ************************* Litigation The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals has issued an injunction pending appeal in its FPC v. San Diego lawsuit, which challenges a California law that targets only pro-Second Amendment advocates with potentially ruinous consequences for litigating gun rights cases. The injunction prevents the defendants from enforcing the scheme during the pendency of […]

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