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Sacramento, CA  (July 14, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to reports of multiple carry permit issuing authorities across the country refusing to comply with the Supreme Court’s opinion in NYSRPA v. Bruen, which held that the Second and Fourteenth Amendments protect the right to carry firearms in public: Quoting
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Knowing when to intervene with deadly force and when to not. On May 15, 2021, a Fort Smith, Arkansas, man entered his apartment, procured a loaded hunting rifle and shot a man dead in front of the apartment building. The unnamed shooter (as of this writing) will likely not face criminal charges. Why? Because the
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LAS VEGAS (July 13, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that attorney, constitutional litigator, and scholar Cody J. Wisniewski has joined the FPC Team as Senior Attorney for Constitutional Litigation. Mr. Wisniewski has litigated cases across the United States addressing a variety of Second Amendment and other constitutional issues, including FPC’s active challenge
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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (July 12, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced today that it has filed a new Second Amendment lawsuit challenging New York’s ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The complaint in Vanchoff v. James, along with other case information, can be viewed at FPCLegal.org. “Enough is enough,” said FPC policy counsel Matthew Larosiere
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.44 Smith & Wesson Special has been an accuracy leader in big-bore revolver cartridges for over 100 years. With the coming of bulkier smokeless powders, the .44 Russian cartridge case proved too small to permit efficient use of full charges of the new propellants. Though originally a blackpowder cartridge, the .44 Special—which is about 0.2-inch
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2022) — Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to the United States Senate’s confirmation of Steven Dettelbach as permanent director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF): The Senate failed the People today. The purpose of agency directors is to serve ministerial duties, not to
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A muzzle brake is an excellent way to reduce a firearm’s recoil, but it can come with some downsides. Here’s what you need to know. A muzzle brake is a common recoil-reducing accessory available for most modern small arms today. Because they are most commonly found on rifles, we’ll focus on these for the buyer’s
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AR-15s are easily the most popular rifles in the United States. They have an incredible history and have continued to evolve with time to become one of the most versatile firearm platforms in the world. They come in different configurations, fire different calibers, and at different price points. You can buy a simple everyday use
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Not imported for over seven years, the Zastava M77 .308 AK is now back in the USA and will be available soon. At SHOT Show 2022, hidden on the back wall of the Zastava Arms USA booth, there was an unassuming AK with black furniture and a larger-than-usual magazine. Many passed by without an extra
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When it comes to budget CZ-75 clones, the SAR 2000 wins. Had things been different, Josef and František Koucký might’ve whiled away their days smoking big cigars in a villa overlooking the Vltava River. As it stands, the talented gun designers’ names are little more than footnotes. That’s difficult to reconcile, given their creation is perhaps
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Trenton, NJ (July 05, 2022) — Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to Governor Murphy’s gun control package bill signing ceremony: After repeatedly failing in previous legislative sessions, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed his long-awaited anti-rights legislative package into law today. Unfortunately, the current state legislature gave up on reigning in
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WASHINGTON, DC (July 5, 2022) – Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) today announced the filing of a brief with the Supreme Court in the case of Torcivia v. Suffolk County, which challenges the government’s ability to enter private homes and seize firearms from an individual suspected of no crime, and subject
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Sig Sauer has just announced the M400-DH3 rifle, a new competition AR-15 designed in collaboration with competitive shooter Daniel Horner. Designs are often refined by people who are skilled at using the item in question. Just as a high-performance vehicle can be improved by an expert driver’s input, so too can the designs of firearms
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Albany, NY (July 01, 2022) — Firearms Policy Coalition issued the following statement in response to New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s signing of Senate Bill 51001: Within hours of the Supreme Court’s ruling in NYSRPA v. Bruen, New York Governor Kathy Hochul publicly declared that she would be calling an extraordinary legislative session to counter
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A look at some American-crafted gear for American gunners. Political correctness has never been my strong suit. My editors have gotten used to it; they just replace potentially offensive comments with smoother language. I’m OK with that; that’s their job, and it makes them feel like they’re doing something good for humanity. However, while this