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…
– Mountain States Legal Foundation’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms (CKBA) filed its opening brief on Thursday in Syracuse v. ATF. The underlying case implicates how the federal government applies the legal definition of firearms as well as Americans’ liberty to self-manufacture firearms for personal use.
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:
Mountain States Legal Foundation President and CEO Cristen Wohlgemuth today released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning to run the Bureau of Land Management
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 Signals New Focus on First Amendment, Election Law, By Hiring Tyler Martinez as Senior Attorney
Mountain States Legal Foundation today announced the hiring of Colorado native and University of Colorado alumni Tyler Martinez as senior attorney, signaling the Denver firm’s desire to up its game on First Amendment law and branch out into election law issues.
Mountain States Legal Foundation on Wednesday filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of former Education Department officials who are asking the nation’s top court to review Harvard University admission policies that allegedly discriminate against Asian Americans and others based on race.
Denver, Colorado — March 18, 2021 — Executive branch agencies cannot arbitrarily create new criminal laws. But creating new law is exactly what the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) did in 2019 by suddenly reversing established policy and changed its interpretation of the term “machinegun” to include bump firing devices—unilaterally outlawing those…
Mountain States Legal Foundation’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms (CKBA) on Friday asked a federal judge in the Northern District of California to include its clients as intervenors in California v. ATF, a case that could dramatically change the way the federal government defines and regulates “firearms.”
Mountain States Legal Foundation today announced the hiring of William E. Trachman as its new Associate General Counsel. Trachman brings broad experience to the job, and recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.