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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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March 10, 2020
Joe Biden gets called out on anti-Second Amendment advocacy; Media whitewashes

Touring an under construction Fiat-Chrysler plant in Detroit, Mich., earlier today, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden got into a testy exchange with a construction worker over the former vice president's anti-Second Amendment campaign promises. Detroit auto worker: "You are actively trying to diminish our Second Amendment right and take away our guns." Joe Biden: "You're […]

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February 28, 2020
Deseret News article illustrates subtle technique of pro-gun control bias

A Deseret News article published Monday on the defeat of three gun control bills in the typically pro-Second Amendment state illustrates a subtle pro-gun control bias that drew the ire of one of the writers at The Truth About Guns. As I stated in the comments to the original article, while I certainly see the bias […]

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February 24, 2020
California Legislators Plan New Attack on Gun Rights: Banning Lead Ammo

Democrats in California are continuing their attack on gun rights by proposing banning lead ammo at indoor and outdoor shooting ranges—another effort to make shooting sports and self-defense something only the very rich can afford. A bill introduced Friday by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin and co-authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski would ban the use of lead […]

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