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October 26, 2020
Justice Amy Coney Barrett, Radio Appearance, and Gun News Roundup

Amy Coney Barrett is slated to be confirmed by the Senate later today and sworn in as a Supreme Court justice by Clarence Thomas later tonight. Barrett appears to be a solid fifth vote for removing the Second Amendment from its second-class right status. Why Amy Coney Barrett Scares Gun Grabbers Barrett's dissent in a […]

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September 11, 2020
Making the case for more bullets, bigger magazines

Second Amendment advocates scored wins against California's 20-year ban on standard-capacity magazines (now all too commonly referred to as "large capacity magazines") at both the district and appellate court levels. But with a vote coming up on whether an en banc panel will re-hear the case of Duncan v. Becerra, there are many people who aren't […]

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September 8, 2020
California requests en banc hearing to overturn large capacity magazine decision

As predicted, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra requested en banc review of the 2-1 Ninth Circuit panel decision that struck down the state's 20-year ban on so-called large capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. Becerra argues that the panel's decision that the limit on the number of rounds a magazine can hold conflicts with […]

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August 18, 2020
Ninth Circuit Rules California's Large Capacity Magazine Ban Unconstitutional

Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Judge Roger Benitez's decision to grant summary judgement against California's ban on so-called "large-capacity magazines" (LCM) was correct, because such a prohibition violates the Second Amendment. I will be talking about this case shortly on Dave Congalton's Hometown Radio Show starting at 6:05 p.m. […]

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July 9, 2020
Talking Police Reform, Gun Laws and More on the Radio

We'll be talking police reform, gun laws and more on the radio this afternoon starting at about 5:05 p.m. on the Dave Congalton Hometown Radio Show on 920 KVEC on California's Central Coast. You can listen live by clicking the link at the top of the page here. The current plan is to talk briefly […]

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June 15, 2020
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Second Amendment Cases

The Supreme Court made a clean sweep earlier today refusing to hear 10 Second Amendment cases that they had held pending the outcome in NYSRPA v. City of New York. The cases included ones seeking to define what the right to "bear" arms entails and also several ones that involved government bans on certain types […]

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May 15, 2020
Ninth Circuit: Ammo Background Check Likely Constitutional

In response to a 120-page preliminary injunction by District Court Judge Roger T. Bernitez highlighting flaws in California's ammunition background check system and unconstitutional limits on interstate commerce, a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled 2-1 that the state was likely to prevail on the merits. Judges Barry Silverman, a Clinton appointee, and […]

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April 27, 2020
Supreme Court Punts on NYSRPA Gun Case; Schedules Numerous Other Gun Cases for Consideration

Monday morning the Supreme Court released its much anticipated decision in the NYSRPA v. City of New York. In a 6-3 ruling, with the court's liberal wing along with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the majority, the Court decided that the case had become moot because of legal maneuvers by the […]

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April 25, 2020
Judge strikes down California Ammo Background Check Law; 9th Circuit reinstates it less than 48 hours later

U.S. District Court Judge Roger T. Benitez on Thursday afternoon struck down California's Ammo Background Check Law and its ban on direct, mail-order sales to state residents. Less than 48 hours later, the 9th Circuit, including an appointee of President Donald Trump, put a hold on Benitez's order pending California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's appeal […]

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April 1, 2020
For the media, COVID-19 is a good reason to bash gun owners

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided the left-wing media (redundancy noted) yet another opportunity to bash gun owners, new and old. It didn't take long after there were mixed messages from various governors, sheriffs and mayors on whether gun retailers would be affected by the COVID-19 for anti-Second Amendment voices in the media to make it […]

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March 31, 2020
Gun Control Advocates Exposed; COVID-19 A Pretext to Halt Gun Sales

It didn't take long after the shelter-at-home orders were issued and restaurant dining rooms and all "non-essential" stores were closed for the sake of public health that gun control advocates decided not to let an opportunity go to waste; they ordered the closure of gun stores under their jurisdiction (and even the closure of firearms […]

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March 30, 2020
Governments use Coronavirus pandemic as cover to eliminate the 2nd Amendment

State and local governments from coast to coast are using the coronavirus pandemic as cover to deprive citizens of their 2nd Amendment rights. Shortly after a stay-at-home order was issued citizens and "non-essential" businesses were ordered to close in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney published a list of businesses deemed essential—gun stores and ranges were […]

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