The record number of background checks conducted in the last two months shows that Americans consider the ability to protect themselves more essential, not less, in a time of crisis.
Cody Wisniewski joined The George Show with George Brauchler (on KNUS 710AM Radio) to discuss a recent court decision in Colorado on Red Flag gun confiscation laws.
Even in an emergency, constitutionally-protected rights must be defended. New Mexico’s governor shut down the state’s firearms retailers as part of her emergency orders designed to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Denver, CO — April 30, 2020 — Second Amendment advocates celebrated victory today in a battle over gun owners’ rights in New Mexico. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Thursday afternoon that firearms retailers would be allowed to reopen on May 1st. Previously, in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Grisham issued emergency shutdown orders for all non-essential businesses by…
Mountain States Legal Foundation is seeking a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the order against licensed firearm retailers, repair shops, and gun ranges to vindicate the gun rights of New Mexicans. Our join lawsuit was filed April 10th.
Gun rights organizations joined forces today to file a lawsuit in the federal district court of New Mexico, arguing that firearms retailers, repair shops and ranges must be allowed to stay open despite coronavirus-related shutdowns in the state.
Even in an emergency, constitutionally protected rights must be defended. New Mexico’s governor shut down the state’s firearms retailers as part of her emergency shut down orders designed to stop the spread of COVID 19. But her order illegally deprives citizens of their Second Amendment protected rights. MSLF filed a lawsuit, on behalf of multiple individuals, firearm retailers, and a litany of Second Amendment advocacy organization, to vindicate those rights.
California has imposed many unconstitutional requirements upon handguns to limit purchases. By requiring non-standard or non-existent features, the state has effectively created a ban on handguns. As a result, California residents are being unfairly denied their Second Amendment protected rights.
Starting next week MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski will be speaking about the constitutionality of red flag laws at events in New Mexico and Nevada. If you live in these cities we hope you can make it.
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.