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SF Chronicle: Local gun shop regulation to have its day in court

The Ninth Circuit announced Tuesday that the opposition in CGF's Second Amendment challenge, Teixeira v. County of Alamedawill be granted a new hearing over whether the Second Amendment protects the commerce of firearms. Judges made decided in a 2-1 ruling that the Second Amendment does protect the right to purchase firearms earlier this year before a federal judge dismissed the case. 


BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules for Civil Rights of Gun Dealers, Firearm Buyers in Important Second Amendment Decision

(San Francisco) – Three Second Amendment civil rights groups are hailing a new Second Amendment decision issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today. The opinion, issued this morning in the case of Teixeira, et al. v. County of Alameda, held that the Second Amendment right of gun purchasers extends to protect gun retailers from being shut out of an area.

Under the challenged Alameda County ordinance, a new gun store must be located at least 500 feet away from any residentially zoned district, elementary, middle or high school, pre-school or day care center, another firearms sales business, or places where liquor is sold or served.


ALERT: DOJ Issues Magazine Ban Regulations

Earlier today, the California Department of Justice released proposed “emergency” regulations on the new total possessory ban on “large-capacity” magazines under SB 1446 (2016) and Proposition 63, passed in November.


ALERT: DOJ Issues Magazine Ban Regulations

Earlier today, the California Department of Justice released proposed “emergency” regulations on the new total possessory ban on “large-capacity” magazines under SB 1446 (2016) and Proposition 63, passed in November.
All gun owners who possess “large-capacity” magazines in California -- and all gun owners who possess “10/30” or similarly reduced-capacity magazines in California -- need to read the text of the proposed regulations:

 

    1. Notice of Proposed Emergency Action

 

    1. Text of Regulations

 

    1. Finding of Emergency

 

    1. Large-Capacity Magazine Permit Application (adopt)

 

    1. Large-Capacity Magazine Report (adopt)

 

    1. STD 399 Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement

 

  1. Large-Capacity Magazine Permit Application (repeal)

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The Calguns Foundation Issues Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Overturning Pro-Gun Victory in 10-Day Waiting Period Case

SAN FRANCISCO (December 14, 2016)­­­­­­ – In response to today’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision overturning the trial court in the case of Jeff Silvester, et al., v. Attorney General Kamala Harris, a federal Second Amendment civil rights lawsuit challenging the State of California’s 10-day waiting period laws, Brandon Combs, executive director of The Calguns Foundation, has released the following statement: