Fighting For Fundamental Rights

CGF believes there is no more powerful or important right than the Second Amendment - and it's our mission in life to restore it for CA

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California Gun Rights Foundation is the premier Second Amendment organization in the Golden State. For more than 10 years, we've fought to restore the fundamental rights of law-abiding Californians. From suing to . overturn the Handgun Roster, to taking the CA DOJ to task over "Assault Weapon" regulations, and more; we've done it all. And with your help, we'll keep the tyrants at bay - and away from your rights - for good.


Pena v. Horan - CGF's Legal Challenge to the California Handgun Roster

This case, currently at the U.S. Supreme Court, has the potential to finally strike down California's unconstitutional infringement on consumer handgun choice.

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Featured News

Announcement From CGF Chairman Gene Hoffman Regarding Organizational Name Change

I’m reaching out to everyone because we’ve recently made a change here at CGF, and I want to make sure all our supporters are aware of it and what it means going forward. You may have noticed that you’ve been receiving emails from us under the name of California Gun Rights Foundation. 

CGF Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Review in Constitutional Challenge to California’s Handgun Roster, Microstamping Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 28, 2018)­­­­­­ — Today, attorneys Alan Gura and Donald Kilmer filed a petition for Supreme Court review in a federal Second and Fourteenth Amendment lawsuit challenging the State of California’s handgun roster and “microstamping” laws. The California Gun Rights Foundation, an institutional plaintiff in the case, is joined by Second Amendment Foundation and four individuals. A copy of the petition for certiorari can be found here.

Constitutional Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief Supporting Second Amendment Challenge to Federal Handgun Sales Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 21, 2018) — A brief supporting Supreme Court review of a Fifth Circuit decision in a Second Amendment challenge to irrational federal gun control rules was filed by civil rights attorney Donald J. Kilmer, reports three constitutional rights advocacy groups who joined the brief. A copy of the brief can be viewed at

BREAKING: Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Individuals' Firearms Rights in State of California

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 20, 2018) — Attorneys for two individual California residents and five constitutional rights advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit challenging the State’s laws and policies that, they claim, prevent people from exercising their Second Amendment rights. Named defendants in the lawsuit include Attorney General Xavier Becerra, DOJ Bureau of Firearms Chief Martin Horan, and Deputy Attorney General Robert Wilson. A copy of the case filings can be found at