Oral arguments, originally scheduled to be heard Wednesday in Fresno Superior Court, have been postponed until May 14 in the lawsuit brought by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) on behalf of their members against the State of California to prevent enforcement of the state’s microstamping statute. The […]
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The news stunned those who follow politics and government in California. The FBI is charging State Sen. Leland Yee with conspiracy to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major investigation centered in San Francisco, the city he represents. Term limited from running again for what had been his safe state Senate […]
NSSF and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) today filed a lawsuit on behalf of their members against the State of California in Fresno Superior Court challenging the state’s microstamping law. NSSF and SAAMI seek to invalidate and enjoin enforcement of provisions of state law enacted in 2007, but not made effective until May 2013, […]
Firearms Industry Trade Association Files Lawsuit Against Sunnyvale, Calif. Gun-control Ordinance The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Sunnyvale, Calif. and the Sunnyvale City Council to prevent an ordinance passed in November from being enforced that is detrimental to responsible and law-abiding […]
Environmental groups have been telling American hunters that we must not be allowed the use of traditional ammunition with lead components. Despite a complete and total lack of scientific evidence to support their claims, the California legislature recently embraced their worldview with the enactment of AB 711, which bans the use of traditional ammunition in hunting statewide. The groups supporting […]
It hasn’t been the best year for those who would restrict our Second Amendment rights. After starting the year talking about hastily passing bills to drastically curtail law-abiding Americans’ Second Amendment rights, the anti-gun movement fell flat when the Senate shot down the Bloomberg/Obama anti-gun agenda. While some individual state legislatures passed anti-gun laws, those […]
If Lead Ammo is Ultimately Outlawed in California, Are We to Believe that the Humane Society of the U.S. Will Suddenly Support Hunting?
The recent opinion piece in the San Diego Union Tribune, “Lead poisoning a threat to wildlife” by the head of a national animal rights organization was the latest ploy in a propaganda campaign forged by those seeking to end hunting and fishing in the United States. In this piece, Wayne Pacelle of the anti-hunting Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) conveniently omits […]
California’s Assembly Bill 711 provides the latest crucible in the seemingly endless debate over traditional ammunition. The bill would ban traditional ammunition containing lead components for use in all hunting statewide. Organizations like the Humane Society U.S. claim that this bill is an attempt to protect the wildlife population from ingesting fragments of lead that […]
California Gov. Jerry Brown waited until literally the last hour on Sunday to act on firearms-related legislation sent to his desk this session. Several anti-gun and anti-industry bills were signed into law, including long-gun registration. Sadly, the steady erosion of the Second Amendment in California continues. Gov. Brown has now proven that he no more […]