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FPC Responds to Federal Judge Staying Implementation of Oregon “Permit-to-Purchase” Requirement, Denying Temporary Restraining Order Against “Large Capacity” Magazine Ban

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 17:13

PORTLAND, OR (December 6, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that United States District Judge Karin Immergut adopted FPC's position regarding the implementation challenges of Oregon Measure 114’s “permit-to-purchase” law and the state's associated admission that the system would not be ready in time - and stayed its enforcement for 30 days. However, the Court denied the motion for a temporary restraining order regarding the ban on magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds. The order in Fitz v. Rosenblum, along with filings in Azzopardi v. Rosenblum, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files Brief in Gun Control Lawsuit Seeking to Compel Federal Re-Definition of “Firearm”

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 14:46

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 6, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an important brief with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in the case of California v. ATF. Initially filed in 2020 by California, Giffords, and two individuals, the case sought to force the ATF to re-define “firearms” under federal law to include numerous non-firearm items. Now, the plaintiffs are trying to "amend" their lawsuit to claim that the ATF’s frame or receiver rule published this year doesn’t go far enough. FPC’s brief, along with its previous motion to intervene, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

Oregon “Cannot-Issue” Gun Permit Law Challenged in New FPC-Backed Lawsuit

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 19:33

PORTLAND, OR (December 2, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) today announced the filing of a new FPC-supported federal lawsuit seeking to enjoin Oregon Measure 114’s “permit-to-purchase” provision before it is poised to create a flat ban on firearm acquisition while public officials work to implement it. The complaint and motion for a temporary restraining order in Azzopardi v. Rosenblum can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Lawsuit Challenging California’s Discriminatory Fee-Shifting Regime Can Continue, Federal Judge Rules

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 15:25

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 2, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that United States District Judge Roger Benitez issued an order determining that it can continue with its lawsuit challenging the provisions in California SB 1327 designed to suppress legitimate challenges to firearms regulations. The order in Miller v. Bonta (Miller II) can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging Oregon “Large Capacity” Magazine Ban as Unconstitutional

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:00

PORTLAND, OR (November 30, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a new Second Amendment lawsuit challenging Oregon Measure 114’s ban on magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds and requested a temporary restraining order to prevent the ban from being enforced while the case continues. The complaint and motion in Fitz v. Rosenblum can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files for Injunction Against Delaware "Assault Weapons" Ban

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 19:40

WILMINGTON, DE (November 28, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Gray v. Jennings, its lawsuit challenging Delaware’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The motion can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC VICTORY: Federal Judge Blocks New York’s Default Private Property Handgun Carry Ban

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 19:20

BUFFALO, NY (November 28, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that United States District Judge John Sinatra, Jr. has issued a preliminary injunction against New York’s law banning guns on all private property without express consent. The order in Christian v. Nigrelli can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files Opening Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Georgia’s Ban on Handgun Carry by Young Adults

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 13:55

ATLANTA, GA (November 28, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an opening brief with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Baughcum v. Jackson, which challenges Georgia's ban on the right to bear arms as to young adults. The brief can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files Lawsuit Challenging Delaware “Assault Weapons’ Ban as Unconstitutional

Wed, 11/16/2022 - 17:40

WILMINGTON, DE (November 16, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a new Second Amendment lawsuit challenging Delaware’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The complaint in Gray v. Jennings, along with other case information, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights

FPC Files Opening Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Massachusetts Handgun Roster, AG Handgun Sales Regulations

Mon, 11/14/2022 - 20:01

BOSTON, MA (November 14, 2022) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced the filing of an opening brief with the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Granata v. Healey, which challenges the Massachusetts Approved Firearms Roster and the Attorney General's Handgun Sales Regulations. The brief can be viewed at FPCLegal.org.

Categories: Pro-gun rights