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

Contact Your Senators and Governor Wolf To Support The Appointment Of Joshua Prince To The Commonwealth Court

As our viewers are aware, in March, I was honored to receive a copy of a two-page February 28, 2022 letter sent by Senators Mensch and Argall to Senators Corman, Kim Ward, and Aument, voicing their support for my appointment to the Commonwealth Court. Almost simultaneously, I also was surprised and extremely honored to receive … Continue reading Contact Your Senators and Governor Wolf To Support The Appointment Of Joshua Prince To The Commonwealth Court

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

MONUMENTAL ORDER: Third Circuit VACATES Prior Decision Related to 2nd DUI Firearms Prohibition

Late yesterday, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, assisted by Attorney Dillon Harris, secured two monumental Orders by the Third Circuit granting reconsideration Williams v. Attorney General, 19-2694, vacating its and the district court's prior decisions finding that Mr. Williams could not bring a successful Second Amendment as-applied challenge to his putative federal firearms prohibition stemming from … Continue reading MONUMENTAL ORDER: Third Circuit VACATES Prior Decision Related to 2nd DUI Firearms Prohibition

Firearms Industry Consulting Group’s TWENTIETH Bi-Annual Machinegun Shoot – November 12, 2022!

Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., will be hosting our twentieth bi-annual machine gun shoot at Eastern Lancaster County Rod and Gun Club on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in celebration of the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution, and Article 1, Section 21 of the PA Constitution. Eastern … Continue reading Firearms Industry Consulting Group’s TWENTIETH Bi-Annual Machinegun Shoot – November 12, 2022!

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