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2014-02-13 20:20:12

California takes a step towards "shall-issue" handgun carry licensing SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major decision released today, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that California's "good cause" requirement for handgun carry licenses violates the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, reports The Calguns Foundation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140213/SF65323) (Logo:...

2013-12-05 12:27:01

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation is launching a nationwide television advertising effort, calling attention to "Guns Save Lives Day" on Dec. 15, in conjunction with Bill of Rights Day. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb announced the campaign, noting that the organization has bought "hundreds of thousands of dollars of air time" on Fox News, DISH TV, and Glenn Beck's Blaze Network. He has also purchased air...

2013-10-30 16:23:48

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today applauded the overdue policy change at Seattle's public libraries regarding the legal carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens in library facilities. In recognition of this policy change, reported by Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat, SAF is donating an autographed copy of Washington Times Senior Opinion Editor Emily Miller's new book, Emily Gets Her Gun...But Obama Wants to Take...

2013-09-27 16:23:24

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation filed suit today in federal court seeking to enjoin the State of New York from enforcing provisions of the so-called "SAFE Act" that limit the use of gun magazines containing more than seven cartridges. SAF is joined in the lawsuit by the Shooters Committee for Political Education (SCOPE) and Long Island Firearms LLC. They are represented by New York attorneys David Jensen and Robert P....

2013-07-30 20:21:04

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public advocate for the City of New York has told the Second Amendment Foundation that it will need additional time to comply with a Freedom of Information Law request seeking documents and records related to Mayors Against Illegal Guns and "communications with gun control advocacy organizations." The files, which initially were to have been provided by July 26 will now, according to a letter from Calvin J. Rodman,...

2013-07-09 16:22:42

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today congratulated Illinois lawmakers for "courageously overriding Gov. Pat Quinn's veto" of concealed carry legislation, complying with a federal appeals court mandate that resulted from SAF's successful civil rights lawsuit against the state's prohibition on bearing arms for personal protection. The Illinois House voted 77-31 to reject Gov. Quinn's veto, and the Senate followed suit by voting...

2013-06-10 12:26:19

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's national anti-gun ad campaign, the Second Amendment Foundation today launched a public education and awareness effort on more than 160 radio station websites and the Fox News Radio website. The audio spots and banner advertisements will run in conjunction with streamed nationally-syndicated talk radio programs including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Gov. Mike Huckabee and Michael Medved, among...

2013-05-15 16:24:21

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation will launch an ambitious three-week public education and awareness effort on nationally-syndicated talk radio programs, and XM Sirius radio to explain its legal and educational efforts and encourage public support. SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb said a series of advertisements will air on "threats to firearms rights and SAF's response through litigation against...

2013-04-02 12:29:46

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation has won a preliminary injunction against a part of the State of New Mexico's concealed carry statute on the grounds that it violates the right of equal protection under the law. The ruling, handed down by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, was signed by M. Christina Armijo, the chief district judge. SAF filed the legal action on behalf of John Jackson, a permanent...

2013-02-28 16:25:19

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday's edition of the Washington Times includes a special 12-page section focusing on gun rights paid for and sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation. The section includes reprints of articles from other sections of the Washington Times, plus commentary by SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. Also included is Ted Nugent's famous open letter to Vice President Joe Biden, several articles by Washington...