Today the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals sitting En Banc issued a devastating opinion regarding "assault rifles" in Kolbe v. Hogan. The Fourth Circuit covers Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Kolbe challenged Maryland's Firearm Safety Act of 2013 ("FSA"), which bans AR-15s and other military-style rifles and shotguns as well as detachable … Continue reading 4th Circuit Issues Devastating Opinion Regarding “Assault Rifles”
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Political Speech – Carrying a Firearm While Voting in PA – It’s Lawful!
While I have blogged on the topic extensively, several individuals have requested that I write an article including all the pertinent information (and include new Dept. of State guidance on the topic) in one article, as many residents of Pennsylvania are unaware of their right to carry a firearm while voting, unless their polling location … Continue reading Political Speech – Carrying a Firearm While Voting in PA – It’s Lawful!
Monumental Decision from the Middle District Court of Pennsylvania Regarding Mental Health Commitments and the Second Amendment
Today, Judge John E. Jones, III. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania held in Keyes, et al. v. Loretta Lynch, et al. that an individual, who was involuntarily committed on a single-isolated occasion, can successfully challenge a prohibition under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(4). In this case, both Mr. Keyes … Continue reading Monumental Decision from the Middle District Court of Pennsylvania Regarding Mental Health Commitments and the Second Amendment
Haverford Township PD Deletes Facebook Replies Critical of Its Actions in Violation of Posters’ First Amendment Rights
On April 1, 2016, the Haverford Township Police Department deleted Facebook replies critical of their Facebook post from March 31, 2016; thereby, violating all the Facebook responders' First Amendment rights. The issue began on March 31, 2016 at approximately 7:56 PM, when the Haverford Township PD posted to its Facebook account the following: At approximately … Continue reading Haverford Township PD Deletes Facebook Replies Critical of Its Actions in Violation of Posters’ First Amendment Rights
The Inalienable Right to Stand Your Ground
We are extremely proud to announce the publication of Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and attorney Allen Thompson's article - The Inalienable Right to Stand Your Ground - in Volume 27, Issue 1, of the St. Thomas Law Review. You can find a copy here. Please join us in congratulating them in this monumental endeavor and … Continue reading The Inalienable Right to Stand Your Ground
Cambria County to Return 306 Guns to Resident at NO Cost , After Final PFA Dismissed and Temporary PFA Vacated
As some of our viewers are aware, in March of this year, a Cambria County man and collector of firearms had 306 of his firearms confiscated by the Cambria County Sheriff as a result of a temporary Protection for Abuse Act (PFA) Order. (His name is not being disclosed due to the nature of the … Continue reading Cambria County to Return 306 Guns to Resident at NO Cost , After Final PFA Dismissed and Temporary PFA Vacated
Pennsylvania Second Amendment Action Day – May 12, 2015!
The 10th Annual Pennsylvania Second Amendment Action Day is scheduled for May 12, 2015 at the State Capitol Steps in Harrisburg, PA. With notable speakers such as Sheriff Richard Mack (who sued the U.S. Government and won in relation to a gun control measure) and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe, it is guaranteed to be phenomenal … Continue reading Pennsylvania Second Amendment Action Day – May 12, 2015!
6th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that an Involuntary Commitment is Insufficient for Stripping One of His/Her 2nd Amendment Rights
In a decision issued by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday, the court found that it was unconstitutional to strip an individual of his 2nd Amendment rights when he had been involuntarily committed for less than a month after a devastating divorce some 28 years ago. This is a major victory for 2nd Amendment … Continue reading 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that an Involuntary Commitment is Insufficient for Stripping One of His/Her 2nd Amendment Rights
BREAKING NEWS: Noted Gun Control and Video Game Censorship Proponent Leland Yee Arrested for Bribery and Corruption
Leland Lee is well known for his "crusade" to ban bullet buttons* and "violent video games"**, and he's also now becoming well known for being arrested for bribery and corruption and possible ties to the triads. ABC 7 in San Francisco reported Sources confirm to ABC7 News that State Senator Leland Yee has been arrested on … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Noted Gun Control and Video Game Censorship Proponent Leland Yee Arrested for Bribery and Corruption
NEWSFLASH: Feds Actually Put Gun Tax Revenue to Good Use
Recently, there have been several politicians who have attempted to introduce bills aimed at curbing our 2nd Amendment rights. Many of these bills are either absurd, frivolous, unconstitutional, or seek to impose draconian punishments for even trying to otherwise lawfully possess firearms and ammunition. One of the current tactics for anti-gun politicians at both the … Continue reading NEWSFLASH: Feds Actually Put Gun Tax Revenue to Good Use