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PA Bill Number: HR206

Title: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Description: A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Convention for proposing amendments pursuant to Article V of the ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Mar 25, 2020

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Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe :: 03/28/2020

Ajay Dhingra drew the authorities’ focus after he sent an email asking former President George W. Bush to “send one of your boys to come murder me,” records show.


Gun dealer sues over Athens-Clarke shelter-in-place ordinance :: 03/26/2020

An Athens gun store owner is suing the Athens-Clarke County government over its emergency shelter-in-place ordinance, calling it “an abuse of police power.”


Lawsuits Over Anti-Gun Orders Growing Almost As Fast As Coronavirus Cases :: 03/26/2020

Okay, perhaps the headline is a little hyperbolic, but it really is good to see a growing number of lawsuits being filed over the closures of gun stores and the suspension of some gun licensing requirements around the country.


SAF Sues N.J. Governor, State Police Supt. Over Deprivation of Rights :: 03/24/2020

In a move that could have national implications as various state governors issue emergency orders relating to COVID-19 Coronavirus shutdowns, the Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy and State Police Supt. Patrick J. Callahan, alleging deprivation of rights under color of law for ordering the closure of firearms stores, and shutting off the state background check mechanism.


Jersey Gun Owner Pursuing Civil Suit as Prosecutor Drops All Charges :: 03/19/2020

The New Jersey man who was arrested for illegally carrying a gun despite having a valid permit is exploring legal action against authorities after charges were dropped on Friday.


SAF Challenges Connecticut Magazine Limit in Federal Lawsuit :: 03/13/2020

U.S.A.-( The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut, challenging that state’s seven-year-old ban on so-called “high capacity magazines,” contending that the prohibition only punishes honest gun owners and hasn’t prevented any crimes.


Oregon Supreme Court Requires Changes to Dangerous Infringement Referendum :: 03/09/2020

Arizona -( On March 5, 2020, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled the dangerous referendum to require guns to be locked up, and to bypass ordinary protections of tort law where firearms are concerned, had a ballot title caption and “yes” result which did not comply with state law. From


Philly's Lost or Stolen Ordinance Challenged In Court :: 03/06/2020

A local law requiring gun owners to report any firearm that is lost or stolen to police within 24 hours is being challenged in a Philadelphia case involving a man whose gun was found in a traffic stop back in 2018. Rashad Armstrong told police his firearm had gone missing about a month before it was discovered in a vehicle in Lancaster, Pennsylvania along with drugs. Prosecutors in Philadelphia used the local “lost and stolen” ordinance for the first time since it was put on the books in 2008, but Armstrong’s attorneys are arguing in court that the city doesn’t have the authority to enforce its local law.


Supreme Court won't hear challenge to ban on bump stocks :: 03/02/2020

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court refused Monday to consider a challenge to the Trump administration's ban on bump stocks, a rapid-fire device used in the 2017 mass killing of 59 people gunned down in Las Vegas.


Bill would let gun permit holders sue if hurt in a store that bans them from legally carrying :: 03/01/2020

Minnesota – It’s safe to say most people have ventured into a store or restaurant where there’s a visible sign stating “No Firearms Allowed on Premises” (or something to that effect).


Do guns and drinks mix at home? Court hearing man's case :: 02/27/2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Having a few too many drinks at home shouldn’t make handling one’s own firearm illegal, according to an Ohio man challenging his arrest on a charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated.


SAF Seeks Record SCOTUS Review of Fourth Gun Rights Case :: 02/25/2020

The Second Amendment Foundation just set a record for being a gun rights organization with the most cases seeking review from the Supreme Court of the United States at any other time, and one of those cases even has its sister organization, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, as a plaintiff.


Students Sue For Right To Wear Pro-2A T-Shirts :: 02/24/2020

Three Wisconsin high school students are suing taking school administrators to court after they were told to cover up their shirts that had images of a gun on them.


Orange County lawyer faces federal charges, accused of selling ghost guns :: 02/22/2020

An Orange County lawyer who represents clients in criminal defense cases faces federal charges of her own after being accused of conspiring to sell firearms without serial numbers, also known as "ghost guns."


Gun Rights Groups Sue Illinois State Police Over CCW Delays :: 02/21/2020

There’s an interesting federal court case unfolding in Illinois in which two gun rights organizations — the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) — are suing the State Police (ISP) over alleged diversion of more than $29 million from ISP funds to other purposes, resulting in a dramatic slowdown in approval of applications for Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) cards and concealed carry licenses (CCLs).


Federal Lawsuit Filed v. In Death of Chicago Police Cmdr. :: 02/17/2020

U.S.A.-( The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a federal lawsuit has been filed against by the widow of slain Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, with support of the Brady gun-control organization.


Gun Maker Files For Bankruptcy Following Lawsuit :: 02/15/2020

There are a lot of gun companies you can name that make quality firearms. At some level, they really all start to be about the same as far as overall quality goes, really. And no, not all of those firearms break the bank, either.


Anti-Gun States Sue to Stop First Amendment, Impose Controls on Firearms Information :: 02/04/2020

Arizona -( On 23 January 2020, state Attorney Generals from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia, filed a lawsuit against various officials in the State Department and the Commerce Department to prevent transfer of some items now under State Department regulation and the International Transfer in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Commerce Department.


New Lawsuit Takes On Illinois State Police Over FOID Card Issues :: 01/31/2020

Illinois requires every gun owner in the state to possess a Firearms Owner ID card before they can legally possess a gun, but the state police have been mired in delays that have left thousands of gun owners in limbo as their existing cards expire or they await approval before purchasing a gun. Compounding the problem is the fact that Democrats in the state legislature have been apparently raiding the FOID card fund, taking out millions of dollars that could have been spent to ensure the system was actually operating in a functional manner.


Can a DUI conviction in Pa. prevent you from having a gun? Yes, divided U.S. court says :: 01/22/2020

Can a drunken driving conviction in Pennsylvania trigger a lifelong federal ban on possessing a gun?


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