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U.S. Supreme Court Must Strike Down New York City Gun Control Rule

U.S. Supreme Court Must Strike Down New York City Gun Control Rule and Tell Lower Courts to Enforce the Actual Text of Our Constitution’s Second Amendment, Argue Three Second Amendment Groups WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, counsel for Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF), and The Calguns Foundation (CGF) have submitted an important brief with the United States Supreme Court calling for the City of New York’s unconstitutional firearm law to be struck dow...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, New York City, Court, Chicago, United States, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, United States Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, Gene Hoffman, Heller, FPC, Jaffe


City of Pittsburgh, Mayor & City Council-Members Sued over New Gun Control

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto PITTSBURGH, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed a new lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto, and six City Council members over the City’s latest gun control legislation. The case, which seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to prevent enforcement of the laws, was filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of three individuals and advocacy organizati...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, United States, Gun Control, City Council, Prince, Council, Pittsburgh, Foundation, FPC, Peduto, Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh City Council, Allegheny County, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs


ForgePoint Capital promotes Lin to partner

ForgePoint Capital, a cybersecurity-focused venture firm, has promoted Will Lin to partner. Lin is a co-founder of FPC. PRESS RELEASE SAN MATEO, Calif., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ForgePoint Capital (FPC), a leading venture capital firm exclusively investing in innovative cybersecurity companies, today announced the promotion of Will Lin to Partner. Will Lin, Partner, ForgePoint Capital “Will’s promotion to partner is a reflection of his multiple contributions to ForgePoint,” said Alberto Yép...
Tags: Trends, People, Fox, Will, San Mateo Calif, Lin, Vancouver Canada, FPC, CISO, Don Dixon, Alberto Yépez Don Dixon, Bishop Fox, Will Lin, Alberto Yépez Co Founder, ForgePoint Capital, ForgePoint Capital ForgePoint Capital


FPC, FPF Announce Expedited Appeal in Bumpstock Ban Cases

FPC, FPF Announce Expedited Appeal in Bumpstock Ban Cases WASHINGTON, D.C. —-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation filed opening briefs in their consolidated appeals with the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the ongoing federal litigation challenging the confiscatory “bump-stock” ban rulemaking by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Copies of the briefs and related filings are available at BumpStockCase...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Court, United States, Gun Control, Department Of Justice, Trump, Harvard Law School, Tom, Whitaker, Court of Appeals, D C Circuit, ATF, Jeff Sessions


Free Speech Advocates Seek Restraining Order against NJ AG Grewal

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal TRENTON, New Jersey –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for six advocacy organizations and one individual, Firearms Policy Coalition founder Brandon Combs, filed a new lawsuit and a motion seeking a restraining order and preliminary injunction against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. The case was filed just days after Grewal’s Office of the Attorney General sent a threat of prosecution to Cloudflare, a major Internet services company headquar...
Tags: Texas, Guns, California, Senate, San Francisco, United States, New Jersey, Gun Control, Cloudflare, Free Speech, State, Austin Texas, Gurbir Grewal, The Foundation, Grewal, FPC


FPC File Amicus Brief before SCOTUS in Lawsuit Challenging California Handgun Roster

California Flag Guns Gun Control WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) announced today the filing of an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief in support of a petition for certiorari at the U.S. Supreme Court in Peña v. Horan, a federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging the State of California’s Unsafe Handgun Act and “Roster” requirements. The brief can be viewed or downloaded at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal. FPC and FPF w...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, United States, Gun Rights, State, Ninth Circuit, Horan, Heller, FPC, Pena, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Firearms Policy Foundation, FPF, Richard Thomson


FPC Firmly Opposed to Federal Gun Control, Including Red Flag Laws

Nancy Pelosi Chuck Schumer WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) responded to announcements of several pieces of federal gun control legislation that would further infringe on the fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms and other constitutional rights: FPC has always opposed so-called “red flag” laws, sometimes characterized as “Extreme Risk Protection Order” or “Gun Violence Restraining Order” laws, on practical, policy, and constitutional grou...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, Senate, United States, House, Gun Control, Gun Rights, Trump, Center for Disease Control, FPC, Federal Gun Control, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Universal Background Checks, Nancy Pelosi Chuck Schumer


FPC Challenges Trump Admin. Bump-Stock Ban in Federal Lawsuit

Slidefire Solutions Bump Fire Stock on an Anderson Rifles AR15 Lower WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that attorneys Thomas C. Goldstein and Daniel Woofter of Goldstein & Russell, P.C., have filed a new federal lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s “bump-stock” ban, and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker directly. A copy of the court filings can be viewed at www.whitakercase.com. Goldstein, widely known as one of the nation’s for...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Court, United States, Gun Control, Gun Rights, Trump, Harvard Law School, Tom, APA, Whitaker, ATF, Jeff Sessions, FPC, Matthew Whitaker


Supreme Court Brief Supporting 2A Challenges Federal Handgun Sales Ban

Constitutional Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief Supporting Second Amendment Challenge to Federal Handgun Sales Ban WASHINGTON, D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- A brief supporting Supreme Court review of a Fifth Circuit decision in a Second Amendment challenge to irrational federal gun control rules was filed by civil rights attorney Donald J. Kilmer, reports three constitutional rights advocacy groups who joined the brief. A copy of the brief can be viewed at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal.The amici...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Washington, Court, United States, Gun Control, Handguns, Msf, Thomas, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Fifth Circuit, Heller, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition


Trump Bump Stock Ban: Now What?

Opinion Trump Bump Stock Ban: Now What? USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- This week, with the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump took a bolder Gun Control step than President Obama ever did. And, he’s done it with the protection of the NRA… at least as much protection as they can give.The National Rifle Association has said that they are “disappointed” in the Bump Stock Ban, but they technically initiated the focus on this gimmicky accessory just days after one was involved in the Las Vegas Killing...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Obama, Congress, United States, Washington Dc, Las Vegas, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Facebook Twitter, NRA Board, National Rifle Association, San Antonio Texas, Whitehouse


Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Individuals’ Firearms Rights in State of California

Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Individuals' Firearms Rights in State of California SAN FRANCISCO, CA —-(Ammoland.com)- Attorneys for two individual California residents and five constitutional rights advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit challenging the State’s laws and policies that, they claim, prevent people from exercising their Second Amendment rights. Named defendants in the lawsuit include Attorney General Xavier Becerra, DOJ Bureau of Firearms Chief Martin Horan, and Deputy Attorne...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, San Francisco, United States, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Msf, Robert Wilson, State, Northern District of California, The Foundation, FPC, Xavier Becerra, The State, Gun Rights News


Federal Lawsuit Filed Challenging Trump Bump-Stock Ban; Injunction Sought

Bump Stock Lawsuit Guedes, et al. v. BATFE WASHINGTON, D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, attorneys for an owner of a “bump-stock” device and three constitutional rights advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s new confiscatory ban on firearm parts, additionally challenging Matthew Whitaker’s legal authority to serve as Acting Attorney General and issue rules without being nominated to the role and confirmed by the Senate or by operation of law. A copy of t...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, United States, Lawsuits, Prince, Doj, Msf, Trump, Kraut, ATF, FPC, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Matthew Whitaker


Firearms Policy Coalition Statement Following Thousand Oaks Shooting

Firearms Policy Coalition Statement Following Thousand Oaks Shooting SACRAMENTO, CA —-(Ammoland.com)- Last night, a man carried out a horrific attack on our American brothers and sisters in Thousand Oaks, California. Today, we grieve for those lives lost. Today, we thank Ventura Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus for his ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. And today, we encourage all people to become informed about defensive tactics, weapons, and their use so that – when necessary – you are capable ...
Tags: Shooting, Guns, California, America, United States, Gun Control, FPC, Newsom, Firearms Policy Coalition, Thousand Oaks California, Gun Rights News, CoalitionFirearms Policy Coalition, Ron Helus, Ventura Sheriff, Gavin Newsom California


FL Studio’s first ever dedicated controller is here from Akai

FL Studio often gets forgotten behind production and recording staples like Ableton and Logic, but Akai have come to their side with their new Fire controller. Akai’s new Professional Fire controller has been created in collaboration with Image-Line to offer the world’s very first dedicated controller for FL Studio. The high performance tool makes creating and producing on Fruity Loops’ versatile software the smoothest experience ever with an enhanced workflow and music-making experience. Th...
Tags: Music, Hardware, Fire, Equipment, Usb, Controller, Production, Software, Professional, MPC, Midi, Ableton, Daw, Sequencer, FPC, Akai


The Rock Comes Around in John Henry & the Statesmen Teaser

The Rock comes around in John Henry & the Statesmen teaser Tireless actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took to Twitter to reveal a teaser to his upcoming Netflix epic John Henry & the Statesmen from director Jake Kasdan (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle). Obviously, it’s just a teaser, and quite short at that, but the imagery coupled with Johnny Cash’s “When the Man Comes Around” is enough to generate plenty of excitement. Check out the teaser trailer below! Johnson will serve as a producer on th...
Tags: TV, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, History, Netflix, Wheeler, Sony, Hobbs, The Rock, Johnson, Teaser, Jumanji, Tom, Jake, Johnny Cash, Dwayne


Dwayne Johnson to Star in John Henry and The Statesmen for Netflix

Dwayne Johnson to star in John Henry and The Statesmen for Netflix Netflix has secured the rights to an original pitch from writer Tom Wheeler (The Lego Ninjago Movie) currently entitled John Henry and The Statesmen, developed with Hiram Garcia, President of Production at Seven Bucks Productions. The film will be directed by Jake Kasdan and star Dwayne Johnson in a follow up to their incredibly successful Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Johnson will serve as a producer on the film in addition...
Tags: Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Star, Netflix, Tom Wheeler, Wheeler, Sony, Hobbs, Johnson, Jumanji, Tom, Jake, Dwayne, Jake Kasdan, FPC, Kasdan


FL Studio gets Akai Fire, and it’s serious about step sequencing

As the Akai APC40 was to Ableton Live, so the Akai Fire hardware controller is to FL Studio. It looks like the step sequencing grid you see when you open FL, and it was created in collaboration with Image-Line. So can it bring something new to the integrated controller world? Okay, so the pitch here is easy: yes, you can use any number of controllers with FL Studio. But first-time users may want an integrated package, and dedicated hardware can be pre-mapped to do useful stuff. Price: US$199. ...
Tags: Music, Hardware, US, Tech, Software, Gear, MPC, Step-sequencers, Grid-controllers, Music Tech, Controllers, Fl, Grids, APC, FPC, Novation


California DOJ’s Assault Weapon Registration Scheme Heads to Federal Court

California DOJ’s Assault Weapon Registration Scheme Heads to Federal Court SACRAMENTO, CA —-(Ammoland.com)- Attorneys for seven California gun owners and five advocacy organizations announced a new court filing in a now-federal constitutional rights lawsuit over the State of California’s “assault weapon” registration debacle. The case, Sharp, et al. v. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, et al., was originally filed in the County of Shasta Superior Court. But in late August it was removed to fede...
Tags: England, Guns, California, Sacramento, San Francisco, United States, San Diego, Gun Control, Doj, Gun Rights, Morrison, Assembly, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Alan Gottlieb, Xavier Becerra


2A Advocates Sue Massachusetts AG Over Denial of Access to 3D Printed Gun Records

3D Printed Ghost Guns BOSTON –-(Ammoland.com)- Two constitutional rights advocates have filed a new lawsuit against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey after she denied them access to public records about “3D printed” guns and related issues.Plaintiffs Brent Carlton and Brandon Combs each filed two requests for public records with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. But on August 29, Lorraine A.G. Tarrow, Healey’s Assistant Attorney General & Records Access Officer, sent Carlt...
Tags: Guns, California, Boston, Massachusetts, Office, United States, Gun Rights, Carlton, Commonwealth, Federal, Combs, Healey, FPC, Ammoland, Maura Healey, Firearms Policy Coalition


Update #2 On Leland, North Carolina, Prohibition Of Weapons During Hurricane Florence

Via WoG, GRNC responds to the credit poachers. As GRNC volunteers continue to diligently monitor the state for “State of Emergency (SOE) Gun Bans,” it seems that other organizations are taking credit for our successes. No one, not credit poachers like the Firearms Policy Foundation, nor any other organization that “sends a letter” can claim credit for the work GRNC has been doing for years—work that made SOE Gun Bans unlawful and forced government entities to repeal these bans. GRNC has now ad...
Tags: Military, Gun Control, Florence, Charlotte, Littleton, FPC, Leland, GRNC, Leland North Carolina, Firearms Policy Foundation, FPF, Leland Gun Control, Littleton NC, Leland Carolina Beach, Roanoke Rapids Fortunately, Kudos to Carolina Beach


FPC Publishes Guide to Help California Gun Owners Acquire Ammunition

FPC Publishes Guide to Help California Gun Owners Acquire Ammunition, Memo to Ammo Sellers, and Comparison of Gavin Newsom’s Proposition 63 and Sen. Kevin de Leon’s SB 1235 Ammo Rules SACRAMENTO, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition announced today that it has published new information to help California gun owners understand how to acquire ammunition and have it shipped directly to their door. FPC also published a joint memorandum and open letter to ammunition sellers, including “ma...
Tags: Guns, California, Senate, United States, Doj, Gun Rights, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Legislature, Kevin de Leon, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs, Gun Rights News, Ammunition News, Craig DeLuz


FPC Demand End of N.C. Weapons Ban Order Issued Due to Hurricane Florence

Gun Confiscation Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans WILMINGTON, NC & SACRAMENTO, CA —-(Ammoland.com)- Today, Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation announced a pre-litigation demand letter sent today to the Town of Leland, North Carolina, regarding the municipality’s order banning some lawful and constitutionally protected firearm-related conduct in advance of Hurricane Florence. Yesterday, the Town issued an order stating that, “Effective at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12,...
Tags: Guns, Cnn, United States, Hurricane, North Carolina, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Wilmington North Carolina, FPC, Leland, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs, Gun Rights News, Firearms Policy Foundation, FPF, Raymond DiGuiseppe, FPF FPC Legal Action Hotline


California Legislative Committees Pass 7 Gun Control Bills, Hold 2 Back

California Legislative Committees Pass 7 Gun Control Bills, Hold 2 Back SACRAMENTO, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition reported that the California Legislature’s respective Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees acted on a number of bills that would affect California gun owners, visitors, and new residents.The California Senate Appropriations Committee acted on the following bills:AB 3 (Bonta) – Held by the committee. Would have restricted firearm sales to persons 21 years o...
Tags: Guns, California, Senate, United States, Gun Control, Doj, Legislature, AB, Gipson, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Bonta, Craig DeLuz, CoalitionFirearms Policy Coalition, Portantino


Gun Owners, Civil Rights Groups Seek Injunction in CA Assault Weapon Lawsuit

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his DOJ botched the “assault weapon” registration program, putting thousands of gun owners at risk of felony charges. Gun owners and civil rights advocates are crying foul – and taking them to court. Black Rifles, Ar15 Assault Weapons SACRAMENTO, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- Attorneys for seven California gun owners and four Second Amendment advocacy organizations announced today that they have filed an amended complaint and a new motion seeking a prelim...
Tags: Guns, California, Court, San Francisco, United States, Doj, Trump, Brown, Legislature, Combs, California Department of Justice, Gene Hoffman, The Foundation, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Alan Gottlieb


LA City Council President Englander Un-Blocks Critics of His 3D Gun Blueprint Ban

LA City Council President Englander Un-Blocks Critics of His 3D Gun Blueprint Ban SACRAMENTO, CA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has scored another important victory for free speech.According to an e-mail from the office of Los Angeles City Council President Mitchell Englander, they will no longer block FPC and the other individuals who were barred from viewing or responding to his official government Twitter account. Englander, a Republican, is a proponent of gun con...
Tags: Twitter, Guns, Supreme Court, California, La, Court, Los Angeles, United States, Aclu, Times, Free Speech, Reno, Los Angeles City Council, Trump, Legislature, Knight


Xiaomi teams up with Holitech Technology to manufacture smartphone components in Tirupati

Xiaomi today announced that Holitech Technology which is its key component supplier will start smartphone component manufacturing in India. Holitech has signed an MOU with the state of Andhra Pradesh and will start local manufacturing in the city of Tirupati for Xiaomi. Holitech Technology said that it would invest nearly US$200 million over the next three years in Andhra Pradesh and would be the first manufacturer in India who will be manufacturing 'Compact Camera Modules' (CCM), Thin Film Tra...
Tags: News, India, US, Blogging, Information Technology, Xiaomi, MOU, Andhra Pradesh, FPC, Tirupati, Holitech Technology, Holitech, Xiaomi Holitech Technology


SAF Sues California DOJ Over Assault Weapon Registration Disaster

Page Not Found 404 BELLEVUE, WA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation yesterday filed suit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, seeking an injunction against the agency for failing and refusing to establish a properly functioning Internet-based firearms registration system.Joining SAF in this legal action are the Calguns Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation and three private citizens. The lawsuit was filed in...
Tags: Guns, California, Lawsuits, Doj, California Department of Justice, Gene Hoffman, The Foundation, Gottlieb, FPC, California DOJ, Second Amendment Foundation, Xavier Becerra, Brandon Combs, Gun Rights News, Failed Gun Control, Bellevue WA


Gun Rights Groups Sue Calif. Attorney General Xavier Becerra & CA DOJ

Gun Rights Groups Sue California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, DOJ in New Lawsuit Over “Assault Weapon Registration Disasters” The lawsuit argues that DOJ’s “bullet-button assault weapon” registration system was defective, often “crashing” completely, and the various failures prevented many gun owners from complying with the laws, potentially turning people into felons overnight. California – -(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for three gun owners and four civil rights organizations filed a...
Tags: Guns, California, United States, Lawsuits, Doj, Lee, Calif, Combs, California Department of Justice, Gene Hoffman, The Foundation, Gottlieb, FPC, Firearms Policy Coalition, Department of Justice DOJ, California DOJ


923-Page Opposition To ATF’s Illegal ‘Bump-Stock’ Ban Filed, Lawyers Demand Hearing

Attorneys for FPC and FPF submitted over 900 pages of analysis and supporting exhibits, including a video that shows the actual operation of a “bump-stock-device” on an AR-15 type firearm, in an extensive opposition that shows the Trump Administration’s unlawful proposed ban fails every test. Slide Fire SSAR-15 SBS Bump Fire Stock WASHINGTON, DC –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) have announced that their extensive, 923-page opposition comme...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Eric Holder, Washington, United States, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Federal Register, Trump, Fed, Thomas, House Committee, Las Vegas Nevada, ATF, Combs, Jeff Sessions


Firearms Policy Coalition And Firearms Policy Foundation Submit Comments On Proposed ATF Bump Stock Ban

Ammoland: Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) have announced that their extensive, 923-page opposition comment was filed with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) regarding the agency’s proposed rulemaking to ban “bump-stock” devices. The FPC Comment and its 35 exhibits can be viewed online in their entirety at https://www.firearmspolicy.org/fpc-fpf-opposition-atf-bump-stock-ban. The FPC Comment in opposition was filed on the groups’ beha...
Tags: Military, Gun Control, Doj, Trump, ATF, Jeff Sessions, FPC, James Wesley Rawles, Joshua Prince, Adam Kraut, Firearms Policy Coalition FPC, Firearms Policy Foundation FPF, APA ATF, Bump Stock Ban, Firearms Industry Consulting Group FICG