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Litigation, LaPierre, Newsletters, Enemies, RemArms Move

8-Dec-2023 | 0

Litigation U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas S. Kleeh of the Northern District of West Virginia has ruled that a federal law prohibiting FFL handgun sales to 18-20-year-olds is “facially unconstitutional,” and granted a summary judgment in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation, saying, “(B)ecause Plaintiffs’ conduct – the purchase of handguns – ‘fall[s] [within] the Second Amendment’s ‘unqualified […] Read More

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Litigation, History, Rankin, Sniper Shot, Tactics

1-Dec-2023 | 0

Litigation SCOTUS has granted review of Garland v. Cargill, 22-976. Whether bump stocks are machine guns. U.S. District Court for District of Columbia (decision here – pdf link): “The otherwise illegal possession of a firearm may be justified, so as not to be criminal, if the weapon is held in lawful self-defense. This case presents the question of when precisely […] Read More

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Heroes, Litigation, DGUs, Only Ones, Tactics

17-Nov-2023 | 0

No newsletter next week due to the Thanksgiving holidays. We will be giving thanks. Unlikely Heroes In late 1943, the Navy listed over 14,000 vessels in its inventory. Ninety-two percent of them, some 12,964 units, were designed by that fierce, stout bayou boatman, and most were built at his own assembly yard. Litigation Last week, a unanimous U.S. Fifth Circuit […] Read More

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Litigation, ATF, NRA Ballot, Tactics, Obit

10-Nov-2023 | 0

Tomorrow is Veterans Day Thank you, veterans. “Remembering Ernie” Litigation The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the Trump administration’s ban on “bump stocks” in the case Garland v. Cargill. This is not really a gun case, but is one said to be challenging the Chevron deference principle under which federal agencies are allowed to administratively […] Read More

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GFZs, Litigation, Liars, NRA, Newsletters

3-Nov-2023 | 0

GFZs The “Just In Time Bowling Alley,” in Lewiston, Maine, where a deranged man killed 8 of the 18 people killed during his massacre spree last week, was a Gun Free Zone that had a sign on the front door reading, “We kindly ask that you refrain from bringing Firearms into this building, and we would appreciate it if you […] Read More

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Litigation, ATF, DGUs, tactics

26-Oct-2023 | 0

Breaking News You know what happened in Maine this week, so I won’t re-hash the story that will be old news by the time you read this. However, here’s a tidbit you may not see elsewhere. The evil Left’s dancing in the blood started immediately on Wednesday after the massacre. Litigation High profile gun guy and decorated former military operator […] Read More

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NRA, Enemies, Bears, Obit

19-Oct-2023 | 0

Litigation Rust. Special prosecutors in New Mexico are seeking to recharge actor Alec Baldwin with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the “Rust” movie set in 2021, based on “additional facts” found during the 2-year forensic evaluation of the gun Baldwin used. The “new” evidence will be presented to a grand jury to determine whether […] Read More

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Litigation, Enemies, Tactics

13-Oct-2023 | 0

Litigation U.S. v. Rahimi updates. Old gun controls that were constitutionally repealed are not precedents for modern gun control Second Amendment Roundup: Fusillade of Amicus Briefs Filed in Rahimi Duncan v. Bonta update. Last month, U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez ruled for the second time in Duncan v. Bonta that California’s “high capacity” magazine ban is unconstitutional. The first […] Read More

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Litigation, Legislation, Enemies, Newsletters

6-Oct-2023 | 0

Litigation In an interesting case, a Puerto Rican drug trafficker is arrested, and the ensuing search turns up a 9mm pistol which was found to have been modified to fire fully automatic. The trafficker is charged with possession of a machine gun in furtherance of a drug crime, which carries a 30-year sentence. He objects that he had no idea […] Read More

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Litigation, Legislation, Enemies, DGUs, Only Ones

29-Sep-2023 | 0

Litigation U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California, citing the Bruen case, has ruled (pdf link) – for the second time – that California’s ban on possession of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition is unconstitutional, violating the Second Amendment rights of firearms owners. The order has been stayed, pending appeal. California has […] Read More

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