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FPC Secures Expanded Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging ATF "Frame or Receiver" Rule

Firearms Policy Coalition - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 17:25

FORT WORTH, TX (October 3, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that a federal judge has expanded the preliminary injunction in VanDerStok v. Garland, its lawsuit challenging the ATF’s “frame or receiver” rule. In addition to the injunction issued in September, the expanded injunction adds protection for the individual plaintiffs and plaintiff Tactical Machining’s customers. The opinion can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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Image of the Day: Biden’s “Make America an Energy Importer Again” Presidency

Freedom Line Blog - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 13:08
What was once a decades-long dream became reality during the Trump Administration, as the U.S. finally became an energy exporter again.  As Laffer Associates highlights, Joe Biden has inexplicably put that into reverse gear, and now gas prices are on their way back up.  This is progress?  
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FPC Files for Injunction Against New York “Sensitive Location” Handgun Carry Bans

Firearms Policy Coalition - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 19:32

BUFFALO, NY (September 28, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Boron v. Bruen, its lawsuit challenging New York’s "sensitive location" handgun carry bans in public parks, public transportation, and all private property without express consent. The motion can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging California Discriminatory Fee-Shifting Regime

Firearms Policy Coalition - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 16:23

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 27, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a new lawsuit challenging the provisions in California SB 1327 that are designed to suppress and chill legitimate challenges to firearms regulations and were enacted as retribution for Texas’s SB 8 abortion law. The complaint in Miller v. Bonta (Miller II) can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC VICTORY: Federal Judge Blocks Delaware Ban on Self-Built Firearm Possession, Home Manufacturing

Firearms Policy Coalition - Fri, 09/23/2022 - 18:38

WILMINGTON, DE (September 23, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that United States District Judge Maryellen Noreika issued an order enjoining Delaware’s bans on self-manufacturing and possession of home-built firearms in its Rigby v. Jennings lawsuit. The opinion and order can be viewed at FPCLaw.org.

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New Lung Cancer Breakthrough Illustrates the Potential Peril of Drug Price Controls

Freedom Line Blog - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 16:58
We at CFIF often highlight the clear and present danger that drug price control schemes pose to American consumers, who benefit from our private pharmaceutical sector that leads the world – by far – in innovation.  A new lung cancer treatment breakthrough in the form of Amgen’s Lumakras illustrates that interrelationship. Simply put, Lumakras reduced […]
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Illinois Public Transportation Carry Ban Challenged in New FPC-backed Lawsuit

Firearms Policy Coalition - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 15:19

ROCKFORD, IL (September 22, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today announced the filing of a new FPC-supported federal lawsuit challenging Illinois’ ban on the carrying of firearms on public transportation and in public transportation facilities. The complaint in Schoenthal v. Raoul can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC Responds to Appeal in its Victory Against Texas’ Ban on Handgun Carry by Young Adults

Firearms Policy Coalition - Wed, 09/21/2022 - 17:39

FORT WORTH, TX (September 21, 2022) – Last night, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw appealed FPC’s victory in our Andrews v. McCraw lawsuit, which correctly held that Texas’ ban on handgun carry by young adults is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. Case documents are available at FPCLegal.org.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro Violates Second Amendment and Due Process Rights of Hundreds, Again…

Firearms Law Blog - Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:12

Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Dillon Harris filed suit against Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his Office of Attorney General for violating the Second Amendment and due process rights of hundreds of Pennsylvania residents, by failing, since his election as Attorney General in 2017, to timely hold Pennsylvania Instant Check System ("PICS") challenge … Continue reading Attorney General Josh Shapiro Violates Second Amendment and Due Process Rights of Hundreds, Again… →

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FPC Files Supplemental Brief in Lawsuit Challenging California’s ‘1-in-30’ Firearm Purchase Ban

Firearms Policy Coalition - Mon, 09/19/2022 - 12:55

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 19, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a supplemental brief in its Nguyen v. Bonta lawsuit, which challenges California's ban on purchasing more than one handgun or semiautomatic, centerfire rifle in a 30-day period. The brief, which was requested by Judge William Hayes of the Southern District of California after the Supreme Court’s decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC Files for Injunction Against Pennsylvania Carry Ban for Those Who Had Their Civil Rights Restored

Firearms Policy Coalition - Thu, 09/15/2022 - 13:51

HARRISBURG, PA (September 15, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of a motion for summary judgment in its Suarez v. Evanchick lawsuit, which challenges Pennsylvania's prohibition on carry by individuals who have had their civil rights restored following prohibiting convictions. The motion can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging New York “Sensitive Location” Handgun Carry Bans

Firearms Policy Coalition - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 18:51

BUFFALO, NY (September 13, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a new Second Amendment lawsuit challenging New York’s "sensitive location" handgun carry bans in public parks, public transportation, and all private property without express consent. The complaint in Boron v. Bruen can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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FPC Files for Injunction Against California Gun CNC Machine Ban, Discriminatory Fee-Shifting Regime

Firearms Policy Coalition - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 18:29

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 9, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that it has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Renna v. Bonta, its lawsuit challenging California’s handgun “roster”, its ban on self-manufacturing handguns, and provisions in SB-1327 that are designed to suppress and chill legitimate challenges to firearms regulations. The motion, which seeks to enjoin the ban on CNC machines used to lawfully manufacture gun parts and the fee-shifting provision in SB-1327, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

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Pennsylvania State Police Appeals Injunction Requiring It To Comply With State Law

Firearms Law Blog - Thu, 09/08/2022 - 14:50

As our viewers are aware, on Friday, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured a monumental victory for the residents of Pennsylvania, when Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough issued a preliminary injunction against the Pennsylvania State Police in Firearm Owners Against Crime – Institute for Legal, Legislative and Educational Action, et al. … Continue reading Pennsylvania State Police Appeals Injunction Requiring It To Comply With State Law →

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Image of the Day: Biden’s War On Drilling

Freedom Line Blog - Thu, 09/08/2022 - 13:04
Joe Biden has leased fewer acres for oil and gas drilling than any other president.  Don’t dare suggest that he bears any responsibility for skyrocketing energy prices during his presidency, though.
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