Kicking and Screaming: Riverside County Sheriff Stanley Sniff Edition

Following the Ninth Circuit’s rejection of requests to intervene in the Peruta v. Gore carry license case by such anti-gun stalwarts as Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Brady Campaign, Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff doubled down on the concept of “discretion.” If you’ve at all followed his troubling [and, we argue, unlawful and unconstitutional] carry license […]

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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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