Jeff Pittman

Jeff Pittman
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Litigation, Legislation, Enemies, Only Ones, Gunsmiths

Housekeeping Due to a conflict beyond my control, we may not publish the newsletter next week. Don’t forget the Gun Rights Policy Conference next weekend. Info here. View online here. Litigation Judge David Counts of the U.S. District Court for west Texas has ruled (pdf link to case) that the federal law banning those under felony indictments from buying guns …

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Litigation, Enemies, Tactics, Hardware Notes

Rule 4 Communications companies are reminding dove hunters to not shoot toward utility lines. A couple of recent incidents in the state resulted in $50,000 worth of damage to fiber optic cables, causing communication outages in the area due to birdshot. Litigation The Second Amendment Foundation and others are challenging in federal court a new California state law that allows …

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Litigation, NRA, Enemies, Chief Liar

Hunting season is about here… Anybody know of a free place to shoot doves in central MS? Action item Send letters urging destruction of ATF’s illegal gun owner registry. Litigation The North Texas U.S. District Court has struck down Texas’ ban on legal handgun carry by adults aged 18-20. The case is Andrews v. McCraw. The order has been stayed …

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Litigation, Agencies, Tactics, Enemies

Litigation An interesting case against the PLCAA. I think they have a case. Ninth Circuit sends Hawaii’s “may issue” CCW permitting scheme case back to district court, pursuant to Bruen. The United States Supreme Court specifically mentioned Hawaii as violating the Second Amendment in the NYSR&PA v. Bruen decision. New York State says its current gun-carry restrictions are similar to …

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Litigation, History, Gunwalker, Enemies

Litigation The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a new lawsuit challenging the ATF’s rule that would create new terms and enact a slew of regulations for the agency to enforce, including ones that would treat non-frames and non-receivers as if they were actual frames and receivers of weapons, contrary to federal law. The complaint in VanDerStok v. Garland can be …

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Litigation, Tactics, Enemies, NRA, Cheap Classes

Litigation Last week, a coalition of outdoor groups filed a second lawsuit against the State of California in federal district court in Sacramento challenging a recently passed law banning the “marketing” of firearms to minors. The legal challenge by Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, SoCal Top Guns, Safari Club International and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation seeks to protect youth hunting, shooting sports and …

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Legislation, Litigation, Mall Update, Newsletters, Enemies

Legislation Well folks, we erroneously predicted last week that the U.S. House would not attempt to pass the “assault weapons” ban before the August recess, based on the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s statement (lie) on Thursday. The measure was passed by House Democrats last Friday after our newsletter went for publication on Thursday. Our apologies. The bill is expected to …

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