NAGR Opposes H.R. 1808, “Assault” Weapons Ban

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) held a markup hearing for H.R. 1808, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021, for Wednesday, July 20, 2022. The bill, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) has 211 cosponsors, all democrats. If signed into law, H.R. 1808 would ban nearly all semi-automatic weapons and standard-capacity magazines.“It hasn’t even been a … Continue reading NAGR Opposes H.R. 1808, “Assault” Weapons Ban

Boebert’s ‘Shall Not Be Infringed Act’ Would Repeal RINO Gun Grab

Rep. Lauren Boebert led 28 of her colleagues in introducing the Shall Not Be Infringed Act. This bill seeks to repeal the so-called “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act,” legislation that was signed into law after numerous RINOs broke rank and failed to defend the Second Amendment.  Rep. Lauren Boebert stated, “The so-called ‘Bipartisan Safer Communities Act’ tramples on the constitutional rights … Continue reading Boebert’s ‘Shall Not Be Infringed Act’ Would Repeal RINO Gun Grab

GOA and GOF Sue New York Over New Concealed Carry Restrictions

Gun Owners of America (GOA) and the Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the recently enacted Concealed Carry Improvement Act.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a GOA member from Schenectady County. Among other alarming provisions flouting recent Supreme Court precedent, this law will require concealed carry … Continue reading GOA and GOF Sue New York Over New Concealed Carry Restrictions

Senator blasts confirmation of leftist gun grabber to lead ATF

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) released the following statement after voting to oppose the nomination of Steven Dettelbach, who was confirmed today to serve as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) within the Department of Justice (DOJ): “After pulling the nomination of gun-control radical David Chipman to run ATF, Biden picked another gun-control … Continue reading Senator blasts confirmation of leftist gun grabber to lead ATF

GOA and GOF Sue Biden’s ATF Over “Ghost Gun” Rule

Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) filed a federal lawsuit in North Dakota over the ATF’s proposed “Ghost Gun” and Gun Registry Final Rule, which is slated to take effect on August 24th.  The rule, which was heavily modified from its original proposed version in light of criticism by GOA and over 65,000 comments from GOA’s … Continue reading GOA and GOF Sue Biden’s ATF Over “Ghost Gun” Rule

GOA Criticizes Biden and Pritzker Comments Following Illinois Shooting

Today, Erich Pratt, Senior Vice President for Gun Owners of America, issued the following statement in response to calls from President Biden and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker to enact more gun control in the wake of the shooting in Highland Park, Illinois: “Once again, all of the strict and onerous measures that anti-gun politicians claim will prevent … Continue reading GOA Criticizes Biden and Pritzker Comments Following Illinois Shooting

GOA Vows Fight in Wake of Unconstitutional Gun Control Package

Today, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) vowed to continue the fight after both chambers of Congress passed their sweeping “bipartisan” gun control package. The bill passed the Senate late Thursday evening without any opportunity for amendments to even be considered, and Speaker Pelosi quickly ushered passage through the House earlier … Continue reading GOA Vows Fight in Wake of Unconstitutional Gun Control Package

Jury Rules Texas Woman is Entitled to $59,656 After SWAT Team Destroyed Her Home While Pursuing Fugitive

A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Vicki Baker is entitled to $59,656.59 in damages after a SWAT team destroyed her McKinney, Texas, home while pursuing a fleeing fugitive in July 2020. The ruling is a victory for Vicki, who joined forces with the Institute for Justice (IJ) to file a lawsuit in March 2021, after the city … Continue reading Jury Rules Texas Woman is Entitled to $59,656 After SWAT Team Destroyed Her Home While Pursuing Fugitive

GOA Celebrates Massive “Right to Bear Arms” SCOTUS Victory

Today, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) join their members and Second Amendment advocates across the nation in celebration of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the restrictive and unconstitutional “may-issue” laws that were on the books in nine anti-gun states. The Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Inc. … Continue reading GOA Celebrates Massive “Right to Bear Arms” SCOTUS Victory

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Public Carry of Firearms

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court reversed and remanded New York’s “may issue” law – affirming the individual right to carry a firearm in public Washington, D.C. – This morning, the Supreme Court struck down New York State’s “may-issue” carry restriction ruling in favor of the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans. New York had … Continue reading Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Public Carry of Firearms