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Second Amendment Group Sues D.C. Over Concealed Carry Permits

 A pro-Second Amendment organization filed a lawsuit against the District of Columbia Tuesday. The group contends the jurisdiction’s concealed carry permit application requirement is too restrictive. D.C. mandates that a person must have a “good reason” for such a permit to be issued. Every application, save a few, has been rejected. The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed a […] Continue reading →

A cautionary tale on concealed carry

Jazz Shaw,  Earlier this week there was a heartbreaking story out of Idaho which should serve as a tragic reminder to gun owners and Second Amendment rights supporters around the nation. At the Walmart in the small town of Hayden, Idaho, a young mother was shopping with her children when her two year old son […] Continue reading →

Second Amendment Foundation Files Federal Lawsuit Against Washington State’s Gun Control Initiative

Leah Barkoukis,   The Second Amendment Foundation has never been one to let the rights of law-abiding citizens get trampled on without putting up a fight. It should come as no surprise, then, that they’ve taken Washington state’s gun control Initiative 594 to court. Well, parts of it at least. Via SAF: The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a lawsuit […] Continue reading →

Second Amendment Warriors

Leah Barkoukis,  “In light of Heller, McDonald and their progeny,” Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. wrote in his Palmer v. District of Columbia ruling this summer, “there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia’s total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is […] Continue reading →

Is concealed carry a privilege or a right?

Steven Greenhut,   SACRAMENTO — The federal courts would never uphold a law requiring people to show “good cause” before they could speak in public or march in a parade. It would be a violation of our First Amendment rights. Yet an ongoing court battle examines whether similar rules regarding the carrying of firearms is an equally […] Continue reading →