GOA Condemns Biden Rule to Criminalize Pistol Braced Firearms

In their latest assault on the Second Amendment rights of gun owners, the Biden ATF issued their final rule to reclassify millions of commonly-owned pistol braced firearms as illegal short-barreled rifles and shotguns under the antiquated and draconian National Firearms Act of 1934. President Biden’s executive action will force gun owners to register guns with the federal government and … Continue reading GOA Condemns Biden Rule to Criminalize Pistol Braced Firearms

National Association for Gun Rights Opposing ATF Pistol Brace Rule

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) released their final rule singlehandedly banning “stabilizing braces” for AR-pistols, AK-pistols, and certain classes of weapons that shoot shotgun shells. Stabilizing braces are a common accessory that make firearms more controllable and safer to shoot. “The National Association for Gun Rights and our legal foundation oppose … Continue reading National Association for Gun Rights Opposing ATF Pistol Brace Rule

GOA and GOF Secure Injunction Against Anti-gun Winchester, Virginia Ordinance

Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) secured a preliminary injunction Tuesday against a Winchester, VA ordinance that prohibits the possession, carry, or transportation of firearms at public parks and in public areas where approved demonstrations are occurring. Erich Pratt, GOA’s Senior Vice President, issued the following statement:   “We appreciate Judge Eldridge’s … Continue reading GOA and GOF Secure Injunction Against Anti-gun Winchester, Virginia Ordinance

GOA Immediately Sues Philadelphia over Unconstitutional Executive Order

Tuesday, lame-duck Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order prohibiting individuals from lawful carry at all City of Philadelphia recreational facilities. The mayor’s actions are in clear violation of Pennsylvania law prohibiting these types of local gun restrictions. Within hours of Mayor Kenney’s signing ceremony, Gun Owners of America (GOA) filed a lawsuit to enjoin enforcement of this illegal … Continue reading GOA Immediately Sues Philadelphia over Unconstitutional Executive Order

Texas Department of Public Safety’s Austin Leaders Go Woke, Fight Against Pro-Gun Ruling

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) last week appealed a district court ruling which restored gun rights for 18-20 year old adults in Texas. The Texas district court decision issued by Judge Mark Pittman this summer affirmed that under Texas’ Constitutional Carry law, 18-20 year old law-abiding citizens must be allowed to carry a … Continue reading Texas Department of Public Safety’s Austin Leaders Go Woke, Fight Against Pro-Gun Ruling

GOA Opposes New Categories for Credit Card Sales at Gun Retailers

Today, Gun Owners of America (GOA) announced their complete opposition to plans by major credit card companies to re-categorize transactions made at firearms retailers into their own specialized business code. Anti-gun activists claim that this effort will help enforce existing laws against gun trafficking and other crimes, but based on historical treatment of the firearms industry by … Continue reading GOA Opposes New Categories for Credit Card Sales at Gun Retailers

PGR Blasts Tim Scott for Backing Anti-gun Incumbent Lisa Murkowski

Palmetto Gun Rights is calling on Senator Tim Scott to rescind his endorsement of anti-gun incumbent U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). “While gun owners are struggling to protect our freedoms on the national level, our own Senator Tim Scott is serving to upend those efforts by endorsing anti-gun Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,” said Tommy Dimsdale, … Continue reading PGR Blasts Tim Scott for Backing Anti-gun Incumbent Lisa Murkowski

Missouri AG Schmitt fights illegal Biden scheme to pilfer data on private gun owners

Americans for Limited Government Richard Manning today released the following statement responding to Missouri AG Eric Schmidt’s July 13 letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray pledging to fight FBI attempts to illegally obtain private information of concealed carry permit holders in the state: “Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmidt’s defense of the privacy and individual right to keep … Continue reading Missouri AG Schmitt fights illegal Biden scheme to pilfer data on private gun owners

Boebert Introduces Resolution to Honor American Hero Elisjsha Dicken for Stopping an Active Shooting

Rep. Boebert introduced a House Resolution to honor twenty-two-year-old Elisjsha Dicken, who defended his fellow citizens by stopping an active shooter at the Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Indiana. “Elisjsha Dicken is an American hero worthy of recognition and honor. Eli’s act of bravery saved countless lives and inspired millions more. While many career politicians are working … Continue reading Boebert Introduces Resolution to Honor American Hero Elisjsha Dicken for Stopping an Active Shooting

GOA’s No Compromise Alliance Urges Congressional Leadership to Reject “Assault Weapons Ban”

Gun Owners of America and nine partners from the firearms industry, sent a letter to Congressional leadership, urging them to reject any “Assault Weapons” Ban.  The full letter can be viewed here.  GOA’s No Compromise Alliance is composed of business partners representing all aspects of the firearm industry, and they are dedicated to further strengthening the … Continue reading GOA’s No Compromise Alliance Urges Congressional Leadership to Reject “Assault Weapons Ban”