Our litigation team successfully fought for property rights, the Second Amendment and more in 2019; securing several victories for liberty and American citizens. Those wins included holding the government accountable for being a bad neighbor.
Today a Second Amendment victory was secured for citizens who enjoy recreation on Army Corps of Engineers-managed lands in Idaho. The federal agency chose not to reinstate its earlier appeal of a ruling which blocks enforcement of its firearms ban in that state. It is an unequivocal win for the Second Amendment and U.S. citizens. “The government’s decision not to reopen its…
Mountain States Legal Foundation declared victory today in Nesbitt v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s decision not to reinstate an appeal of the ruling against its firearms ban is an unequivocal win for the Second Amendment and U.S. citizens.
Efforts to redefine or remove constitutionally protected gun rights are becoming more radical. The need to defend them is greater than ever.
This case arose as a result of NYC’s unconstitutional ban on transporting a licensed handgun outside city limits. For the past six years, NYC has vehemently defended its handgun transportation ban, but only at the last minute sought to avoid Supreme Court review when city officials realized the odds of success weren’t in their favor.
Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF) presented oral argument today in a federal appellate court in a case that has broad implications for the ability of city governments to restrict firearm ownership.
VIDEO: MSLF recently hosted a panel of experts to discuss the gun confiscation orders known as Red Flag Laws that many states are adopting.
In New York City, officials passed a law that makes it illegal for a licensed handgun owner to simply transport his firearm outside city limits.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski writes today for National Review: Most likely, city officials realize that they can’t win at the Supreme Court and are trying to preemptively cut their losses before they set “bad precedent” for the gun control movement across the nation. Given the Supreme Court’s nearly decade-long silence on the topic, this case…
Lower Courts and New York City Officials are Rebelling against Supreme Court on Second Amendment Rights
Just like officials in New York City, Federal courts all over the country are ignoring the Second Amendment directives handed down by the Supreme Court.