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Litigation, Newsletters, Misc.

5-May-2023 | 0

Litigation Judge Holly A. Brady of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana denied a request to have a felon’s gun possession charge tossed on constitutional grounds. She found the Second Amendment does not protect a convicted felon’s ability to own a firearm. She further ruled that barring felons from owning guns is consistent with historical gun […] Read More

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Litigation, Stats, NRA, Tactics, Another Obit, MS Bills

28-Apr-2023 | 0

Litigation Involuntary manslaughter charges filed against anti-gun “actor” Alexander “Alec” Rae Baldwin, III in connection with the fatal 2021 shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his movie Rust have been dismissed “without prejudice” and pending further investigation, apparently mostly over confusion about the physical condition and potential modifications of the old, worn revolver used. If memory serves, […] Read More

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Litigation, 27, NRA, Enemies, Tactics, Obit

20-Apr-2023 | 0

Litigation Two survivors and the son of a man who died in the 2021 mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility filed a lawsuit last week against American Tactical, Inc., the distributor of the magazine used in the incident that left eight people dead. The lawsuit alleges that ATI intentionally used “reckless marketing tactics” targeting young men at risk for […] Read More

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Patriots Day, Litigation, Studies, Enemies, Only Ones

14-Apr-2023 | 0

Patriots Day is April 19. Commemorate and celebrate. Litigation More Bruen fallout. U.S. v. Paola Connelly. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division. Pretty good read. “In sum, § 922(d)(3) does not withstand Second Amendment scrutiny for much the same reasons that § 922(g)(3) does not. The law’s broad prohibition on the sale or transfer […] Read More

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Litigation, Enemies, DGUs, Tactics

7-Apr-2023 | 0

Today is Good Friday. Thank you Jesus. Litigation Remember how last June my first impression of the Bruen case was that it was “golden?” I was right. There have been 31 successful Second Amendment claims since Bruen was decided. There were zero successful claims in the year after District of Columbia v. Heller. That’s because Bruen is primarily an explicit […] Read More

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Litigation, Waco, Tactics, Products, MS Bills

31-Mar-2023 | 0

Legislation Action item: The House Judiciary Committee vote on the bill (H.J. Res. 44), to repeal President Biden’s unconstitutional pistol brace rule, was postponed after Democrats plotted to hijack the process to politicize the recent tragic shooting in Nashville. You can take action here. Litigation We previously reported that a panel of the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had […] Read More

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Litigation, NRA, Tactics, Obit, MS Legislation

24-Mar-2023 | 0

Litigation After the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it is unconstitutional for a state to ban a person under a domestic violence protection order from possessing firearms (see this post), the Department of Justice is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the decision and reinstate the federal ban. Five gun cases out of New York’s federal […] Read More

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Litigation, Only Ones, Tactics, Industry, Products

17-Mar-2023 | 2

Litigation, follow-ups. Judge Nelson Roman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Monday in the case in Frey v. Nigrelli that the gun-free zone that covers several city blocks in midtown Manhattan, New York City, does not violate the Second Amendment. In a strained, expansive decision, Judge Roman said that the ban is […] Read More

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Litigation, Big Brother, Tactics, MS Bills

10-Mar-2023 | 0

Litigation U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth Division, has granted a preliminary injunction (pdf link) against the federal government’s enforcement of the final rule regarding partially manufactured firearm parts and kits in a case known as VanDerStok v. Garland, which challenged the authority of the Justice Department and ATF to regulate items […] Read More

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Law, Litigation, School Defense, Newsletters, Tactics, MS Bills

3-Mar-2023 | 0

Bad Justice System The American Bar Association’s Plea Bargain Task Force revealed in a new report (pdf link) last week that 98% of federal criminal cases end in plea bargains rather than a trial. This is a problem. First, innocent people are taking plea deals because of corrupt cops and prosecutors who shouldn’t have brought charges in the first place, […] Read More

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