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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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Litigation, Enemies, NRA

11-Apr-2024 | 0

Either the news was slow this week, or I am. Patriots Day is a week away. Celebrate! Litigation Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Gary Bashor ruled that Washington’s ban on magazines that hold more than 10 rounds violates both the Washington state and U.S. constitutions, and issued an immediate injunction to stop the state from enforcing the ban. The state […]

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Litigation, Enemies, DGUs, Tactics, MS Bills

5-Apr-2024 | 0

Action item. Ballots for the 2024 NRA Board of Director election must be received on April 28th. Litigation ATF’s “Pistol Brace Rule” Enjoined From Going Into Effect Against NRA Members. Update on the Gabriel Metcalf of Billings Montana Gun Free School Zone (GFSZ) case. Plea deal taken; appeal coming. Update on challenge to CCW ban for 18-20-year-olds. Update on post-Bruen […]

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ATF, Enemies, MS Training

28-Mar-2024 | 0

Early edition of the 2A News this week so we can observe Good Friday. Remember what it means. Legislation Indiana and Kentucky have joined a group of states that have made it a crime for banks and credit card companies to track purchases of guns and ammunition through the use of a special merchant category code designated for firearms products. […]

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Litigation, Enemies, MS Legislation Update

22-Mar-2024 | 1

Litigation Last week in the case US v. Heriberto Carbajal-Flores, US District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman said 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(5)’s ban on illegal immigrants owning guns violates the Second Amendment. Judge Coleman initially found the gun ban for illegal immigrants was constitutional back in April 2022, but reconsidered the case in light of rulings from the federal appeals courts in […]

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Litigation, Enemies, Haiti, Tactics

15-Mar-2024 | 0

NRA Don’t forget to vote for the four – and ONLY the four – Board candidates recommended: Jeff Knox Phil Journey Rocky Marshall Dennis Fusaro Also vote “yes” on the bylaw amendment. Joseph Greenlee, former Senior Attorney and Director of Constitutional Studies at the Firearms Policy Coalition, has been appointed Director of the Office of Litigation Counsel for the NRA-ILA. […]

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