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South Carolinian faced 115 years in prison until ATF admitted they got the wrong man

Wednesday, December 13, 2023, began just like any other workday for Bryan Montiea Wilson, a 33-year-old resident of West Columbia, South Carolina, who had never been in trouble with the law. At 6 a.m., Wilson began his shift at Harsco Rails on West Technology Drive, where he worked as a material processor for the railroad

By |2024-05-01T16:54:13+00:00May 2nd, 2024|Categories: News|

Two Second Amendment Foundation ‘assault weapon’ ban challenges inching closer to Supreme Court

BELLEVUE, WA – Two Second Amendment Foundation cases challenging bans on so-called “assault weapons” and magazine capacity—one in Illinois and the other in Maryland—are among five cases distributed Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court for conference May 16. The cases are known as Harrel v. Raoul and Bianchi v. Frosh. They were accompanied by cases

By |2024-04-30T18:51:10+00:00April 30th, 2024|Categories: News|

Study refutes high grades from gun-ban groups for Washington State gun laws

BELLEVUE, WA – A new study listing Washington as the eighth most-dangerous state in the country refutes the hype from national gun control groups which give the state high marks for gun laws, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms observed. The study, by the Simmrin Law Group, is being reported

By |2024-04-29T18:51:08+00:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF files brief with Supreme Court in challenge to Illinois semi-auto ban

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a federal lawsuit challenging the ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “large-capacity magazines” in Illinois have filed a response brief to the state in their effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court grant certiorari in the case, which is known as Harrel

By |2024-04-26T17:24:05+00:00April 26th, 2024|Categories: News|

Court hands major victory to Second Amendment Foundation, young adults in carry case

BELLEVUE, WA – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has handed a significant victory to the Second Amendment Foundation and young adults in the 18-20-year age group, allowing them to apply for concealed carry licenses in the state, while enjoining the state from arresting any law-abiding citizens in that age group

By |2024-04-24T17:05:50+00:00April 24th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF headed to U.S. Supreme Court in case against ATF’s frame and receiver rule

BELLEVUE, WA – The U.S. Supreme Court has granted the petition for a write of certiorari in the case of Garland v. VanDerStok, which challenges the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Final Rule” which considers frames and receivers to be firearms. The case dates back to April 2022 when the ATF published its

By |2024-04-22T16:33:04+00:00April 22nd, 2024|Categories: News|

Arkansas Senators: ATF did not use bodycams during fatal SWAT raid

Arkansas Republican Senators Tom Cotton and John Boozman are pushing for answers about ATF’s March 19th SWAT raid, during which Little Rock Airport executive Bryan Malinowski was shot and killed in his own home. “The Department of Justice confirmed to us last night that the ATF agents involved in the execution of a search warrant

By |2024-04-20T14:46:25+00:00April 20th, 2024|Categories: News|

Arkansas AG demands answers, bodycams from ATF over fatal SWAT raid

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin has serious questions for ATF officials about their botched March 19 SWAT team raid, which killed Little Rock Airport executive director, Bryan Malinowski, in his home. And if ATF has bodycam footage of the fatal raid, Griffin wants to see that, too. “As someone who couldn’t be a bigger law

By |2024-04-16T20:25:48+00:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF files memo of support for injunction in medical marijuana 2A ban case

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a memorandum supporting its motion for a preliminary injunction with a federal court in Pennsylvania in a challenge of the federal ban on gun ownership by medical marijuana users. The case, known as Green v. Garland, was filed earlier this year in U.S. District Court for

By |2024-04-12T18:34:48+00:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF: New ‘background check’ rule another step in Biden’s war on guns

BELLEVUE, WA – The Biden administration’s new rule to expand background check requirements for private gun sales amounts to another attack on America’s gun owners, the Second Amendment Foundation said in response. “This is a continuation of the Biden war on guns,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “It is another

By |2024-04-11T17:11:46+00:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: News|
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