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BREAKING: ATF Pistol Brace Rule VACATED!

FORT WORTH, TX (June 13, 2024) – Today, Firearms Policy Coalition announced a major legal victory in its Mock v. Garland lawsuit challenging the Biden Administration’s “pistol brace” ban rule issued by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). In the decision, United States District Court Judge Reed O’Connor granted summary judgment in favor of FPC and its…

YouTube Tightens Restrictions on Firearm-Related Content Amidst Growing Debate Over Free Speech and Gun Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – YouTube has announced significant changes to its policies regarding firearm-related content, stirring a robust debate over digital censorship and Second Amendment rights. Starting June 18, 2024, the platform will impose age restrictions on videos depicting the use of homemade firearms, automatic weapons, and certain firearm accessories. Additionally, content that instructs viewers on how to remove safety devices…

Arkansas Governor Signs Campus Carry Bill Into Law; Includes Universities and Stadiums

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law a significant expansion of the state’s concealed carry regulations on Wednesday, now permitting licensed individuals with additional training to carry concealed weapons in previously restricted areas such as universities, airports, and even Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The new legislation, effective from September 1, allows those who complete an…

Delaware Governor Signs Controversial ‘Permit to Purchase’ Gun Bill into Law

DOVER, DE – In a move that has sparked considerable debate, Governor John Carney signed into law a new bill requiring individuals to obtain a permit and complete gun safety training before purchasing a handgun in Delaware. This law, known as the ‘permit to purchase’ bill, is seen by many as an infringement on the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding…

Arrest of New Jersey Marine Highlights Issues with Gun-Free Zones

TRENTON, NJ – A Mercer County man was arrested Friday night after he posted threats online to kill white people, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Joshua Cobb, 23, of Trenton, was charged with transmitting a threat in interstate and foreign commerce. According to the criminal complaint, on December 17, 2022, Cobb posted a message on social media stating his…

Louisiana Bill to Restrict Concealed Carry Near Parades Fails in House

BATON ROUGE, LA – A controversial bill that sought to restrict concealed carry of firearms within 100 feet of parade routes in Louisiana failed to pass in the Louisiana House on Monday, May 6. House Bill 627, introduced by Representative Mandie Landry, did not garner enough support, with 58 representatives voting against it and only 38 in favor. The bill…

Tennessee Set to Enhance School Safety with New Legislation Allowing Teachers to Carry Firearms

Tennessee is on the verge of implementing a significant legislative measure that could see teachers and faculty members carrying firearms on school grounds, a move that is seen by many as a step towards bolstering school safety. This follows a decisive vote in the state legislature, where the bill received strong support, passing with a vote of 68-28 in the…

Louisiana SB419 Seeks to Designate French Quarter as Gun-Free Zone, Sparking Outcry

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Amidst changing gun legislation, Louisiana SB419 is raising concerns for those advocating for expanded concealed carry rights. Slated for review by the Senate Local and Municipal Affairs Committee on April 17, 2024, this bill seeks to establish “gun-free zones” specifically targeting individuals carrying concealed without a permit, as permitted by the new constitutional carry law effective…

California DOJ Updates CCW Instructor Qualifications, Expands Training Options

The California Department of Justice has introduced an emergency regulation package that significantly impacts Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) license regulations and the qualifications for becoming a DOJ Certified Instructor. Initially filed with the Secretary of State on January 2, 2024, the regulation mandates applicants to present a training certificate from designated programs, including the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services,…

Virginia Governor Youngkin Vetoes 30 Gun-Control Bills

This article is from a Virginia Citizens Defense League. To Join or Donate, click here. YES!! Gun-control took it on the chin as Governor Youngkin stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Virginia’s lawful gun-owners today! While we had no reason to think Governor Youngkin would sign any gun-control bills, it was still incredibly important that gun owners were proactive. Your phone calls, emails,…