Second Amendment

MSLF Vows Legal Response if Boulder Doubles-Down on Gun Rights Violations

Denver, Colorado — April 21, 2021 — Cody J. Wisniewski, Director of Mountain States Legal Foundation’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms, issued the following statement in response to Boulder City Council’s April 20 Resolution supporting Gun Control:  “Nearly 3 years ago, when the Boulder City Council was in the process of passing its firearm and…

MSLF Undaunted After SCOTUS Declines to Hear Three Important Gun Cases

MSLF Attorney Cody J. Wisneiwski, who runs the Foundation’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms, released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear three cases involving Americans who face lifetime gun bans for tax filing violations and other nonviolent offenses:

CKBA Chides Biden for Dodging Congress: Vows Legal Action If Rules Cross the Line

Cody J. Wisniewski, Director of MSLF’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms (CKBA), released the following statement today in response to President Joe Biden’s executive actions related to firearms and the Second Amendment: “The Center to Keep and Bear Arms anticipated that the Biden Administration would resort to executive orders to force unconstitutional gun control…

MSLF Responds to the Killings in Boulder and Atlanta

MSLF and the Center to Keep and Bear Arms released the following statement today in response to the horrific and heartbreaking murders in Boulder and Atlanta. This is the only comment we’re making at this time, out of respect for an ongoing federal court case and continuing police investigations.

State Court Ruling in Boulder Gun Case Could Bode Well For MSLF Federal Case

On Friday a Colorado state district court struck down a Boulder, Colorado, ban on the sale, possession, and transfer of certain commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols, rifles, and shotguns—which the city derisively labeled “assault weapons”­—and standard capacity magazines that could accept more than 10 rounds of ammunition.  The district court struck down Boulder’s ban based on Colorado…

Why Are Lifetime Gun Bans Being Imposed on Tax Cheats?

That the punishment should fit the crime is a widely held axiom. If you lie on a tax return, you might expect to face certain consequences, such as fines and the repayment of back taxes, probably with interest, and perhaps even home confinement, or (in the extreme case) prison time. But you would not expect a…