On Tuesday, a Seattle judge rejected a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other pro-Second Amendment groups against the city’s recently approved “gun violence tax,” which adds $25 to the price of each firearm sold in Seattle, along with two or five cents per round of ammunition. The plaintiffs have already vowed to appeal the decision.
A constitutional amendment aims to balance a property owner's right in Utah against a city's ability to arbitrarily restrict this right, unless a compelling state interest can be shown in protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.
As the weapons of the surveillance states grow more and more sophisticated and the courts and Congress conspire to deprive the people of their right to be free from unwarranted searches and seizures, there is a suggestion by a California asemblyman and several legal experts that the unheralded Third Amendment may be deployed as a shield against the attacks.
A bill prefiled in the Missouri state senate would require law enforcement to obtain warrants before using the Stingray tracking device.
A Missouri state representative has prefiled a bill that would nullify unconstitutional executive orders.
Though President Obama continues to lobby for more federal and state gun-control laws, at least half of Americans are opposed to such things as assault-weapons bans.
GunTV is another way for those wishing to exercise their Second Amendment rights to obtain firearms and information about firearms and accessories.
The attorney representing a Big Rapids, Michigan, man accused of jury tampering for handing out pamphlets on a public sidewalk promoting jury nullification is putting pressure on prosectors to provide names of the alleged tainted jurors.
Virginia delegate Bob Marshall has prefiled a bill that would nullify all federal attempts to abridge the right of that state's citizens to keep and bear arms.
A bill offered by a pair of South Carolina state representatives would block enforcment of the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage mandate.
A University of Texas at Austin panel has recommended that campus policy permit concealed handguns in classrooms. The recommendations are part of an overall effort by the university to comply with Governor Abbott’s “campus carry” law that was signed into law last spring and will take effect on August 1, 2016.