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Poll shows alarming Democrat disregard for Second Amendment rights

BELLEVUE, WA – A new NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll released Wednesday shows an “alarming disregard by Democrats for the Second Amendment,” the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said. The poll, conducted May 15-18, revealed that “88 percent of Democrats think reining in gun violence is more important than protecting gun rights,

By |2023-05-24T21:05:21+00:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: News|

Sam Slom, Second Amendment Foundation’s founding board member and secretary, dies at 81

BELLEVUE, WA – It is with great sadness that we note the loss of one of the Second Amendment Foundation’s founding directors and secretary, Sam Slom of Hawaii. He was 81. “Sam Slom was a giant in the Second Amendment movement,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “Sam inspired those of

By |2023-05-22T18:50:45+00:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

CCRKBA blasts ATF’s unlawful practices

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today asked Congress to fully investigate allegations of “substantial waste, mismanagement and unlawful employment practices at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)” before approving the agency’s FY 2024 budget request of $1.9 billion. The Office of Special Counsel

By |2023-05-19T17:45:17+00:00May 19th, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF sues Maryland over restrictive new carry law

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of SB1, a bill signed by Gov. Wesley Moore, which has added new restrictions on where legally-licensed citizens may carry firearms for personal protection. Joining SAF are Maryland Shall Issue, the Firearms Policy Coalition and three private citizens, all of

By |2023-05-17T01:29:52+00:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: News|

Federal judge grants SAF’s request for preliminary injunction against New Jersey gun law

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in New Jersey on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction in part against certain tenets in the Garden State’s revised gun permit law, Chapter 131, chalking up a win for the Second Amendment Foundation and its lawsuit partners. In her meticulously researched 235-page ruling, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Renee

By |2023-05-16T18:08:33+00:00May 16th, 2023|Categories: News|

Anti-paramilitary training laws the next threat to private shooting ranges

The small town of Pawlet, Vermont – population 1,386 – has been feuding with Daniel Banyai for years over two shooting ranges he built on the 30-acre property he’s owned since 2013. Neighbors complained about the noise and said Banyai and his friends are super scary. Town officials said Banyai built structures on his land

By |2023-05-11T18:06:46+00:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF seeks court order to prevent Washington state from enforcing ‘assault weapon’ ban

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against the State of Washington, asking the court to prevent the state from enforcing provisions of House Bill 1240, which bans the manufacture, sale, purchase and transfer of so-called “assault weapons.” Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bill, which took

By |2023-05-05T13:04:37+00:00May 5th, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF, CCRKBA and Alan Gottlieb sue Washington State AG, alleging multiple civil rights violations

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and their CEO Alan Gottlieb, have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and members of his staff, alleging that Ferguson has used the power of his office to chill the activities

By |2023-05-03T21:35:42+00:00May 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|

BREAKING: SAF sues California over its 10-day waiting period for firearm purchase

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal lawsuit in California challenging the state’s 10-day waiting period for firearm purchases on Second Amendment grounds. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. SAF is joined by the North County Shooting Center, San Diego County Gun Owners

By |2023-05-02T15:56:18+00:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF wins preliminary injunction against Illinois ‘assault weapon,’ magazine ban

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation on Friday scored a significant victory in its campaign to “win firearms freedom, one lawsuit at a time,” when a federal judge in Illinois granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement of that state’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “high-capacity magazines.” The case is known as Harrel v.

By |2023-05-03T16:47:02+00:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: News|
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