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

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…

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

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

MONUMENTAL DECISION – Pennsylvania State Police ENJOINED In Relation to Substantial Delays In Firearm Background Checks

Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured a monumental victory for the residents of Pennsylvania, when the 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. v. PSP Commissioner Evanchick, in … Continue reading MONUMENTAL DECISION – Pennsylvania State Police ENJOINED In Relation to Substantial Delays In Firearm Background Checks

If A Marijuana-Related Conviction Is Precluding You From Eligibility For A License To Carry Firearms In PA, You Have 30 Days To Request A Pardon

The Wolf Administration just announced a warp-speed initiative of a large-scale pardoning project for people with convictions for "Possession of Marijuana (Title 35 Section 780-113 Subsection A31)" and "Marijuana, Small Amount Personal Use (Title 35 Section 780-113 Subsection A31I)," provided that the individual has no more than two convictions for such in Pennsylvania and no other convictions … Continue reading If A Marijuana-Related Conviction Is Precluding You From Eligibility For A License To Carry Firearms In PA, You Have 30 Days To Request A Pardon

Reading The Tea Leaves: The Effect of SCOTUS’ Bruen Decision On PA’s Firearm Laws

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen, affirmed two of the major arguments that I’ve long made in all of my Second Amendment litigation. First, that the Second Amendment was merely a codification of a pre-existing, natural right. See, Decision at 11, 16, 25, 42. Second, that … Continue reading Reading The Tea Leaves: The Effect of SCOTUS’ Bruen Decision On PA’s Firearm Laws

MONUMENTAL DECISION – US Supreme Court Affirms The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Outside The Home

In a monumental, 6-3, 135 page decision in New York Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that the right to keep and bear arms extends outside the home. For background, the State of New York makes it a crime to possess a firearm without a license, whether inside or outside … Continue reading MONUMENTAL DECISION – US Supreme Court Affirms The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Outside The Home

MONUMENTAL DECISION – Pittsburgh’s Firearm Ordinances Ruled Unlawful For A Second Time

Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured a monumental 31 page decision from the Commonwealth Court, en banc (meaning before the entire Court), written by Judge Patricia McCullough, in Firearm Owners Against Crime (FOAC), et al., v. City of Pittsburgh, et al. in relation to Pittsburgh’s illegal firearm ordinances, which Chief … Continue reading MONUMENTAL DECISION – Pittsburgh’s Firearm Ordinances Ruled Unlawful For A Second Time

FOAC-ILLEA Seeks a Writ of Mandamus, Declaratory and Permanent Injunctive Relief Against the PSP for PICS Delays

After the hearing occurring on May 12, 2022 in Firearms Owners Against Crime – Institute for Legal, Legislative, and Educational Action (FOAC-ILLEA), et al v. PSP Commissioner Evanchick, 218 MD 2022, and Commonwealth Court Judge McCullough ordering the Parties to submit additional briefing by 5PM on Monday, FOAC-ILLEA submitted its Post-Hearing Memorandum detailing the testimony … Continue reading FOAC-ILLEA Seeks a Writ of Mandamus, Declaratory and Permanent Injunctive Relief Against the PSP for PICS Delays

7th Annual FICG/Shooters Gauntlet Next EVOLUTION Machine Gun Shoot!

We are proud to announce that Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG)® (FICG®) and Shooters Gauntlet, LLC will be hosting our 7th annual Next EVOLUTION machinegun shoot at the Shooters Gauntlet on June 4-5, 2022, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution. During the … Continue reading 7th Annual FICG/Shooters Gauntlet Next EVOLUTION Machine Gun Shoot!

Pennsylvania State Police Testifies That It Misleads the PA General Assembly In Annual Firearms Report Regarding Background Check Delays And More…

Yesterday, during our hearing for a preliminary injunction against the Pennsylvania State Police in relation to the substantial delays in its responses to background check determinations (i.e. approvals/denials) in Firearms Owners Against Crime – Institute for Legal, Legislative, and Educational Action (FOAC-ILLEA), et al v. PSP Commissioner Evanchick, 218 MD 2022, Lieutenant Shandra Keeler, Director … Continue reading Pennsylvania State Police Testifies That It Misleads the PA General Assembly In Annual Firearms Report Regarding Background Check Delays And More…