Second Amendment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s protection of the right to bear firearms. “Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote for the panel’s majority. California’s
In these times of left-wing mobs filling the streets, assaulting civilians and police officers, destroying property with apparent impunity, flagrantly defying coronavirus social distancing rules, and even seceding from the Union, one of the few consolations for conservatives is the notion that gun rights appear to be safe for a generation to come. Gun sales
California’s ban on high-capacity magazines violates the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. In a split decision, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit gave several reasons for rejecting the state’s ban. Among them, the court said that high-capacity
President Trump wants to call himself a “law and order” president, but in response to New York Attorney General Letitia James’ most recent action, a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association for blatantly criminal acts, he called her action a “terrible thing.”The NRA is the most influential pro-gun organization in the nation –but it’s also,
During the 2019 session of the New Mexico Legislature, anti-gun Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and state lawmakers who were elected with the support of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg rammed legislation through which criminalized the private sale of firearms, over the strong objections of law-abiding citizens and law enforcement.  Opponents warned that the measure would be intrusive, ineffective
The lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA) has all the earmarks of political persecution ahead of the 2020 elections, US observers say, explaining how the New York attorney general is using the entity’s financial mismanagement issue to shut it down. Last Thursday, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the National
Let’s put at 2.5 the early over- under on how many points the New York attorney general has handed Donald Trump. That’s not many, but it might be plenty to make the fateful difference Nov. 3, considering that the presidential race again could come down to a fraction of a point in three or four
Those who are opposed to the New York attorney general’s lawsuit against the National Rifle Association seem to believe that this lawsuit has to do with the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This is absolutely devoid of truth. The lawsuit has nothing to do with changing or abolishing the Second Amendment. The attorney general
In 2016 the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA), a registered charity that promotes gun rights, spent $30 million helping elect Donald Trump, and close to $70 million on ads and voter mobilisation drives. Now his re-election campaign will probably have to look elsewhere as the US’s wealthiest lobbying organisation, already facing a major financial crisis
Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) decried the civil lawsuit filed by New York State Attorney General Letitia James against the National Rifle Association (NRA). “[I] mean, this lady – – the Attorney General in New York has been trying to shut the NRA down since she came into
From the outset of Saturday night’s Greater Montana Foundation/Montana Broadcasters Association U.S. Senate debate between incumbent Republican Steve Daines and his Democratic challenger Governor Steve Bullock, two themes emerged. First, Daines again and again tied Bullock to Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Shumer, and even former President Barack Obama, in an attempt to portray him
August 8, 2020 – 1:33pm Assemblyman Steve Hawley is denouncing the recently revealed efforts of New York State Attorney General Leticia James, who is seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA) in a lawsuit that points fingers at the leadership for not following nonprofit guidelines. Hawley calls the move a “callous and politically charged
Hours after the National Rifle Association was hit by a lawsuit from New York’s attorney general on Thursday seeking to have the gun lobby dissolved over allegations that millions of dollars were diverted to pay for the lavish lifestyles of its leaders, the NRA’s CEO, Wayne LaPierre, hit back. In typically pugnacious fashion, LaPierre issued
(The Center Square) — New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to have the National Rifle Association dissolved, saying the gun rights organization has been engaging in “illegal conduct” by funneling charitable donations to its leaders. James accuses longtime NRA leader Wayne LaPierre and a number of other executives at
August 7, 2020 1:01 PM Bill Wineke, Special to Channel3000 Posted: August 7, 2020 1:01 PM From NRA via CNN MADISON, Wis. — The State of New York now wants the National Rifle Association disbanded because its top leadership consists of a bunch of crooks. The state’s attorney general says NRA head Wayne LePierre and