Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured a monumental decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, affirming the decision of Judge Kevin Brobson of the Commonwealth Court (and candidate for Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court), in the matter of Firearm Owners Against Crime, et al. v. City of Harrisburg, et al, … Continue reading MONUMENTAL Decision by the PA Supreme Court on Pennsylvania’s Firearm Preemption Statute
As our viewers are aware, I was successful in securing a monumental victory in September of 2019, when the Commonwealth Court, en banc, in Firearm Owners Against Crime (FOAC), et al., v. City of Harrisburg, et al., overruled its prior precedent and held that it was “untenable” to require a plaintiff to declare in a … Continue reading PA Supreme Court to Decide Standing to Challenge Illegal Firearm Ordinances and Regulations
Late last night, the City of Harrisburg filed a petition for allocatur with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking review of the Commonwealth Court's en banc decision in FOAC, et al v. City of Harrisburg, et al., where the court held that one does not have to violate the law in order to have standing to … Continue reading Harrisburg Petitions PA Supreme Court to Review Standard for Standing in Firearm Preemption Matters
Today, another Amici Curiae brief was submitted in the matter of City of Harrisburg, et al., v. U.S. Law Shield of Pennsylvania, LLC, et al., 449 C.D. 2015 by the Allegheny County Sportsmen’s League, American Gun Owners Alliance, Firearm Owners Against Crime, Gun Owners of America/Gun Owners Foundation, Lehigh Valley Tea Party, Pennsylvania Federation of … Continue reading Another Amici Curiae Brief Filed Against the City of Harrisburg!
Today, the Dauphin County Prothonotary entered a default judgment for Plaintiff Howard Bullock against the City of Harrisburg, Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Police Chief Thomas Carter in the amount of "$21,140 plus such additional sums as may be assessed at trial." You can download an entire copy of the Default Judgment here. This default judgment … Continue reading Default Judgment Entered Against the City of Harrisburg, et al. in Firearm Preemption Litigation
Recently, the City of Harrisburg announced that it was accepting donations to support its fight against several lawsuits, including ours, in relation to its illegal and unlawful firearm ordinances. However, it appears that the City's solicitor didn't think through this request in relation to Pennsylvania's Crimes Code. Let's start with the underlying statute that prohibits … Continue reading Is the City of Harrisburg Attempting to Solicit People to Conspire to Violate the Law?