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GOA/GOF Fund Challenge to NFA in U.S. Supreme Court

“The arguments presented by GOA and GOF cut to the heart of the National Firearms Act.” – GOA’s Erich Pratt Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran Springfield, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its legal arm, Gun Owners Foundation (GOF), this week continued their defense of Jeremy Kettler, who is a disabled combat veteran. GOA/GOF submitted a petition for writ of certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Kettler, after he was convicted for violating ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Court, America, Lawsuits, Kansas, Goa, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Pratt, NFA, Heller, U S Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Obama Justice Department, Kettler, SPRINGFIELD Va


Petition for Writ of Certiorari Filed in Knife Rights’ NY City Gravity Knife Case

Petition for Writ of Certiorari Filed in Knife Rights' NY City Gravity Knife Case USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Plaintiffs' petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States in our nearly eight-year-old civil rights lawsuit over New York City's persecution of pocket knife owners was filed yesterday. The petition requests that the Supreme Court review the Second Circuit's decision against our plaintiffs in this case. Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter said, “It is unfortunate...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, Supreme Court, New York City, Court, Lawsuits, New York State, Cuomo, Second Circuit, Supreme Court of the United States, Cyrus Vance Jr, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, America s Grassroots Knife Owners Organization


Unifor Planning to Protest General Motors at Detroit Auto Show, UAW Boycotts Blazer

Things are starting to get truly ugly between Canada’s Unifor and General Motors. On Friday, the union held a rally in Windsor, Ontario, with that automaker’s headquarters just a river away. During the event, Unifor President Jerry Dias expressed his annoyance with the automaker’s restructuring plan and promised to bring the noise to GM’s front […] The post Unifor Planning to Protest General Motors at Detroit Auto Show, UAW Boycotts Blazer appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, General Motors, Canada, Employees, Protests, Gm, Lawsuits, Autos, Automotive Industry, Detroit Auto Show, North American International Auto Show, Naias, Boycotts, Unifor, UAW, WINDSOR Ontario


Marriott Faces Massive Class-Action Lawsuit Over Hotel Reservation Data Breach

Marriott, the world’s largest hotel chain operator, has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit over the data breach now said to affect upwards of 300 million people. The suit, brought by more than 150 past hotel guests, according to Vox, is at least the second to surface since the breach was disclosed in late…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Privacy, Marriott, Lawsuits, Vox, Marriott Breach


Marriott Faces Sprawling Class-Action Lawsuit Over Hotel Reservation Data Breach

Marriott, the world’s largest hotel chain operator, has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit over the data breach now said to affect upwards of 300 million people. The suit, brought by more than 150 past hotel guests, according to Vox, is at least the second to surface since the breach was disclosed in late…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Privacy, Marriott, Lawsuits, Vox, Marriott Breach


Fiat Chrysler Nears Settlement Over Dirty Diesel Allegations

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is on the cusp of reaching a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over undeclared emissions control software that allowed 104,000 diesel vehicles to pollute beyond legal limits. The settlement is expected to include significant civil penalties and fines to account for the excess diesel emissions while also covering claims from the […] The post Fiat Chrysler Nears Settlement Over Dirty Diesel Allegations appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Regulation, Ram, Fca, Lawsuits, Autos, Emissions, Justice Department, Jeep, Fiat. Chrysler, U S Justice Department, News Blog, EcoDiesel, Hot Legal Action, Eco Diesel


Bristol Meyers-Squibb and Others Can't Dodge $1 Billion Lawsuit Over 1940s Syphilis Study, Judge Rules

For the time being, pharmaceutical company Bristol Meyers-Squibb and others will not be allowed to avoid a billion-dollar civil lawsuit over their alleged roles in a U.S. government-led study in the 1940s that deliberately and secretly infected Guatemalan people with syphilis. Last week, Reuters reported, a federal…Read more...
Tags: Science, Infectious Diseases, Ethics, Lawsuits, Dodge, Reuters, Syphilis, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Tuskegee Experiments


Bristol Myers-Squibb and Others Can't Dodge $1 Billion Lawsuit Over 1940s Syphilis Study, Judge Rules

For the time being, pharmaceutical company Bristol Myers-Squibb and others will not be allowed to avoid a billion-dollar civil lawsuit over their alleged roles in a U.S. government-led study in the 1940s that deliberately and secretly infected Guatemalan people with syphilis. Last week, Reuters reported, a federal…Read more...
Tags: Science, Infectious Diseases, Ethics, Lawsuits, Dodge, Reuters, Bristol Myers Squibb, Syphilis, Tuskegee Experiments


UAW Sues General Motors Over Temporary Workforce

Last week a lawsuit was filed with the U.S. District Court in Youngstown claiming that General Motors is in violation of a “memorandum of understanding” with the United Automobile Workers by allowing temporary employees to support the launch of some new product from Fort Wayne Assembly Plant. The facility, which is responsible for manufacturing the […] The post UAW Sues General Motors Over Temporary Workforce appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, General Motors, Employees, Gm, Lawsuits, Autos, Automotive Industry, U S District Court, UAW, Youngstown, News Blog, Union News, United Automobile Workers, Auto Workers, Fort Wayne Assembly Plant, Hot Legal Action


LAWSUIT: Los Angeles accuses Weather Channel app of secretly mining user data

The city attorney for Los Angeles is suing the company behind The Weather Channel and its mobile app, and says the app covertly mined user data. The Weather Channel app is hugely popular, and the the lawsuit is a big deal. You can read the lawsuit here [PDF via NYT]. “If the price of getting a weather report is going to be the sacrifice of your most personal information about where you spend your time day and night,” said Michael Feuer, the Los Angeles city attorney, “you sure as heck ought t...
Tags: Post, The Weather Channel, Technology, News, Privacy, Los Angeles, Tech, United States, New York Times, Lawsuits, Ibm, Weather Company, Picks, Location Data, Michael Feuer


Singapore activist found guilty of hosting ‘illegal assembly’ via Skype

An ongoing case in Singapore is testing the legal boundaries of virtual conferences. A court in the Southeast Asian city-state this week convicted human rights activist Jolovan Wham of organizing a public assembly via Skype without a permit and refusing to sign his statement when ordered by the police. Wham will be sentenced on January 23 and faces a fine of up to S$5,000 or a jail term of up to three years. The judge in charge of the case, however, has not provided grounds of his decision, Wham...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Hong Kong, Lawsuit, Human Rights, Singapore, Tech, Software, Lawsuits, Joshua Wong, Skype, Free Speech, Southeast Asian city, Wong, Facebook Page, Wham


CCRKBA Gratified By Number Of Amicus Briefs Supporting Mance Case

CCRKBA Gratified By Number Of Amicus Briefs Supporting Mance Case BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today expressed gratitude for the number of amicus briefs filed in support of its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court for review of a case that challenges the federal government’s prohibition on handgun sales to non-state residents. The case is known as Mance v. Whitaker. Since CCRKBA petitioned the high court for review of its case, five a...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, United States, Lawsuits, U S Supreme Court, Andrew, Whitaker, Gottlieb, NICS, Alan Gottlieb, Fifth Circuit Court, Gun Rights News, Citizens Committee, Alan Gura


Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess

Tesla’s nine-member board now numbers eleven, with many shareholders hoping that the addition of two independent directors — a key directive of Tesla’s SEC settlement — helps keep a lid on CEO Elon Musk’s stock-rocking shenanigans. Whether or not the two new members can actually do this remains to be seen. Musk continued antagonizing the […] The post Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk Seeks a Way Out of His Cave Mess appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Corporate Governance, Lawsuits, Autos, SEC, Law And Order, Musk, News Blog, Tesla Board Gains Two Watchdogs As Musk


GOA Files Suit Against ATF’s Illegal & Unconstitutional Bump Stock Ban

Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its Foundation (GOF) filed suit today against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms &; Explosives (ATF) for their regulations on bump stocks. Springfield, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its Foundation (GOF) filed suit today against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) for their regulations on bump stocks.Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America said, “Our suit challenges the legality of ATF’s actio...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Lawsuits, Michigan, Goa, Tim, Pratt, Gun Owners of America GOA, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, ATF, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Western District of Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, SPRINGFIELD Va, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America


Gun Groups Sue California Over Human Rights Restoration Refusal

Gun Groups Sue California Over Rights Restoration Refusal BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation and four other rights groups have joined in a lawsuit against the State of California for preventing individuals from exercising their Second Amendment rights.Joining SAF are the Firearms Policy Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, the Madison Society Foundation and the Calguns Foundation. They are supporting individual plaintiffs Paul McKinley Stewart and Chad Linton, w...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, United States, Arizona, Lawsuits, Robert Wilson, The Foundation, Gottlieb, Second Amendment Foundation, Xavier Becerra, Linton, Gun Rights News, CalGuns Foundation, George M Lee, Becerra


Johnson & Johnson Fails to Have $4.69 Billion Cancer Verdict Thrown Out

Johnson & Johnson, which lost a lawsuit brought by 22 women and their families who claimed their ovarian mesotheliomas were caused by talc products contaminated with the carcinogen asbestos to the tune of $4.69 billion in July, has failed to have the verdict thrown out on jurisdictional grounds.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cancer, Lawsuits, Courts, Johnson, Mesothelioma, Johnson Johnson, Baby Powder, Talc


Why Are Stars Suing Epic Games Over Fortnite’s Dance Moves?

A storm is coming for Fortnite. No, not the blue wave that keeps forcing you forward—a legal storm. Earlier this month, a trio of creators sued Fortnite’s publisher, Epic Games, over its use of the dance moves they created, which gamers can perform (and purchase) in-game with the push of a button.Read more...
Tags: Lawsuits, Lifehacks, Epic Games, Flossing, Fortnite, 2 Milly, Emotes


Why Are Rappers, YouTubers, and TV Stars Suing Epic Games Over Fortnite’s Dance Moves?

A storm is coming for Fortnite. No, not the blue wave that keeps forcing you forward—a legal storm. Earlier this month, a trio of creators sued Fortnite’s publisher, Epic Games, over its use of the dance moves they created, which gamers can perform (and purchase) in-game with the push of a button.Read more...
Tags: Lawsuits, Lifehacks, Epic Games, Flossing, Fortnite, 2 Milly, Emotes


Washington D.C. Attorney General sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook users might have already moved on to the company’s next notable outrage, but the company is still answering for its privacy missteps from earlier this year. Washington D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday, alleging that the company has not fulfilled its responsibility to protect user data. Racine’s office specifically cites the Cambridge Analytica scandal in the suit, noting that Facebook’s lax data sharing policies with third-parties led to...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Lawsuit, Washington, Tech, Lawsuits, Racine, Cambridge Analytica, Washington D.c, Karl Racine, D C AG


VCDL Joins GOA in Lawsuit to Stop BATFE’s Bump-Stock Ban

VCDL Joins GOA in Lawsuit to Stop BATFE's Bump-Stock Ban: Bumpski Bump Fire Stock Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- The bump-stock ban rule change has now been signed and is set to take effect in around 90 days. There were over 66,000 comments in opposition to the ban.Virginia Citizens Defense League has opposed any bump-stock bans from the moment President Trump floated the idea after the Las Vegas massacre. (VCDL beat back bump-stock-ban bills in the General Assembly earlier this year, too.)To tha...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Lawsuits, Nice, Las Vegas, General Assembly, Trump, Gun Owners of America GOA, VCDL, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, BATFE, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL, VCDL PAC


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


Gun Owners of America to File Suit Against Arbitrary ATF Bump Stock Ban

Gun Owners of America to File Suit Against Arbitrary ATF Bump Stock Ban Springfield, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America (GOA) and its Foundation (GOF) will be filing suit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) and the Department of Justice to seek an injunction protecting gun owners from their illegal prohibition of bump stocks.Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America said, “As written, this case has important implications for gun owners si...
Tags: Guns, America, Lawsuits, Department Of Justice, Goa, Pratt, ATF, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, Erich Pratt, Bump Stocks, AmmoLand com Gun Owners of America GOA, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms Explosives ATF


Kenneka Jenkins’ Family Sues Chicago Hotel for $50 Million Over Teen’s Death in Freezer

More than a year after Kenneka Jenkins was found dead in the walk-in freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Chicago, the 19-year-old’s family has filed a negligence lawsuit for $50 million against the hotel. According to the Chicago Tribune, Jenkins’ mother is suing the hotel, its security contractor and a restaurant that was allegedly renting the space where Jenkins’ body was found. Jenkins disappeared in the early morning hours of September 9th, 2017 after attending a party held in a room of t...
Tags: News, Chicago, Lawsuits, Jazz, Freezer, Rosemont, Jenkins, Murray Bros Caddyshack, Chicago Hotel, Kenneka Jenkins, Chicago Tribune Jenkins, Capital Security, Hare Hotel Capital Security


Lawsuit Claims Apple Lied About Its Display and Shady Marketing Obscured the Notch

Another day, another Apple lawsuit.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Science, Lawsuits, iPhone X, Iphone Xs, iPhone Xs Max


Report: Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos in Its Baby Powder Products for Decades

An explosive new report by Reuters released Friday may upturn the narrative surrounding the potential cancer risks of talcum powder. According to the report, Johnson & Johnson—the makers of the most popular consumer talc product, Baby Powder—knew for decades that its products at times contained carcinogenic asbestos,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cancer, Lawsuits, Johnson, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, Baby Powder


Boy Scouts of America considering bankruptcy due to thousands of child molestation cases

Just a reminder: Most child molesters are actually heterosexual and cisgender.
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Lawsuits, Homophobia, Child Molestation, Boy Scouts Of America, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Boys Scouts of America


Soul Plane actor sues airlines after his pinky gets stuck in an armrest hole

Stephen Keys, an actor who has appeared in many movies, including Soul Plane, was on a flight from Reno to Los Angeles last week. When he raised his armrest so he could get his seatbelt, his pinky got stuck in a hole under the armrest. According to a lawsuit he filed against American Airlines and SkyWest Airlines, "The spring mechanism embedded inside of this hole in the armrest applied intense pressure to plaintiff's finger, immediately inflicting injury, swelling and pain." "By this time, doze...
Tags: Post, News, Nbc, Los Angeles, Lawsuits, Keys, Reno, American Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Stephen Keys


Adcor Defense, Inc. v Beretta, USA, Ends in 20 Million Dollar Verdict

Adcor Defense, Inc. v Beretta, USA, Ends in 20 Million Dollar Verdict Maryland – -(AmmoLand.com)- We are pleased to announce that a Baltimore County jury today rendered a 20 million dollar verdict in a commercial litigation matter, Adcor Defense, Inc. v Beretta, USA, Inc.The matter in dispute was the defendant’s willful misappropriation of Adcor’s cutting edge design of a modern AR-15 rifle. Adcor is a local Baltimore City aerospace manufacturing company. In 2008, Adcor undertook the redesign...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Washington Dc, Lawsuits, Beretta, Timonium, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Thomas Donnelly, Shooting Industry News, Adcor Defense, ADCOR Defense Inc, Beretta USA, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Beretta USA Ends, Beretta USA Inc


Third Circuit Tells Gun Owners They Must Turn In Gun Magazines, Will You Comply

Third Circuit Tells Gun Owners They Must Turn In Their Gun Magazines, Will You Comply? New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- December 5, 2018. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit refused to stop the enforcement of New Jersey’s 10-round magazine ban.The majority, in an opinion by Judge Shwartz and joined by Judge Greenaway, both appointed by President Obama, held that the ban did not violate the Second Amendment because it reasonably advanced the State’s intere...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, New Jersey, Lawsuits, Columbia, Trump, Nra, U S Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Heller, Gun Rights News, Democrats War on Guns, Greenaway, ANJRPC, Scott Bach


Michigan Court of Appeals AFFIRMS Arena Authority Preemption

Michigan Court of Appeals AFFIRMS Arena Authority Preemption Michigan – -(AmmoLand.com)- Last week, a three judge panel for the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling in MOC & MGO v. CAA & SMG (the Grand Rapids arena authority). In the opinion, the court affirmed that the authority is preempted local unit of government subject to MCL 123.1101 et seq. as held in CADL v. MOC.RulingIf you recall, in 2016, members of MOC and MGO were asked to disarm or leave a women's expo in Grand Rapids at wh...
Tags: Guns, Lawsuits, Caa, Michigan, Open Carry, Moc, Grand Rapids, Greenblatt, Michigan Court of Appeals, Gun Rights News, Tom Lambert, Michigan Open Carry Inc, Michigan Open Carry, Open Carry Inc, MOC MGO, Grand Rapids arena