CGF BLOG

Amended Complaint Filed in CGF’s Haynie v. Pleasanton “Assault Weapons” Challenge

Yesterday, counsel for plaintiffs Brendan Richards, Mark Haynie, The Calguns Foundation, and the Second Amendment Foundation filed an amended complaint in the case of Haynie, et al. v. Kamala Harris, et al., a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging California’s “Assault Weapons” laws as unconstitutional. The court filing states that plaintiffs seek “injunctive and declaratory relief […]

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Peña v. Cid Case Update (Challenge to California’s Handgun Roster)

Reporting on this case is Gene Hoffman, a founder and the Chairman of The Calguns Foundation, who attended the hearing. Yesterday, oral arguments were held for our Second Amendment challenge to California handgun “roster” laws (that limit access to Constitutionally-protected handguns by law-abiding people) before United States District Court Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on cross […]

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Silvester v. Harris Case Update (CGF’s Second Amendment challenge to 10-day waiting period ban)

Update 12/9/13: In an order issued today by Senior Federal District Judge Anthony Ishii, defendant California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Motion to Dismiss our Second and Fourteenth Amendment lawsuit challenging the state’s 10-day waiting period (ban) as unconstitutional was denied outright. Said the Court: The WPL as applied against those who have previously purchased firearms […]

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Second Amendment Case Update (Richards v. Prieto, Silvester v. Harris)

In our federal Second Amendment lawsuit Richards v. Prieto (challenging California’s handgun carry “good cause” / “good moral character” requirements and same as applied by Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto), attorney Alan Gura filed two additional supplemental notices with the court (below). One responds to the defendants’/appellees’ invocation of the Third Circuit’s decision in Drake v. Filko.  The […]

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Mehl v. Blanas: An Important Decision In A Now-Irrelevant Handgun Carry Case

We at CGF are working hard to have the right to carry a firearm recognized in California through various legal actions and other efforts, not the least of which is our Second Amendment lawsuit on carry outside the home [now] entitled Richards v. Prieto. That case is particularly notable not only because it was the first […]

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