The appeals court is reviewing an injunction by a judge who concluded that the law is inconsistent with the Supreme Court's Second Amendment precedents.
Assault Weapon Ban
The late California senator always seemed to err on the side of more government power and less individual freedom.
California’s governor insists his “28th Amendment” would leave the right to arms “intact.”
A preliminary injunction in Illinois may signal the demise of a long-running public policy fraud.
Once again, firearm-averse legislators chase after a restriction-averse public.
A federal lawsuit notes that the new law draws arbitrary distinctions and targets guns in common use for legal purposes.
Bullet speed matters, but so does bullet weight
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As usual, Biden's gun policy proposals bump up against reality.
No Matter the 'Details on These Shootings,' Biden Says, Congress Should Respond by Banning 'Assault Weapons'
The president seems to have forgotten his concession that such laws leave murderers with plenty of options that are "just as deadly."
The law is hard to defend on logical, practical, or constitutional grounds.
It’s a bold and probably unconstitutional goal that’s bound to alienate millions of Americans.
The results also confirm that "assault weapons" and "large capacity" magazines are widely used for lawful purposes.
The 'Motherfucker' Who Enraged Beto O'Rourke Laughed at His Claims About the Rifles He Wants To Confiscate
The Texas gubernatorial candidate's interpretation reflects his assumption that opponents of "assault weapon" bans don't care about murdered schoolchildren.
Even while conceding that the rifles they want to ban are commonly used for lawful purposes, they refuse to grapple with the implications.
The Dubious and Doomed 'Assault Weapon' Ban That the House Approved Today May Cost Democrats This Fall
Recent polling suggests that Americans are starting to recognize that such laws make no sense.
With Deception and Misdirection, House Democrats Vainly Try To Make the Case for Banning 'Assault Weapons'
No, these rifles are not "the weapon of choice in most mass murders."
This Lawsuit Says a Recent SCOTUS Decision Makes It Clear That 'Assault Weapon' Bans Are Unconstitutional
The Supreme Court unambiguously rejected the sort of reasoning that a federal appeals court used to uphold New York's ban.
The gun control policies under discussion are fundamentally ill-suited to prevent mass shootings.
The Court told appeals courts to reconsider their conclusions in light of last week's ruling against New York's restrictions on public possession of firearms.
The administration's slippery terminology illustrates the challenge of distinguishing between "good" and "bad" guns.
The president implies that anyone who resists his agenda is complicit in the murder of innocents.
Two federal appeals courts recently concluded that such age restrictions are unconstitutional.
In Response to the Uvalde Massacre, Politicians Reiterate Their Demands for Irrelevant Gun Control Laws
Neither expanded background checks nor a federal "assault weapon" ban can reasonably be expected to have a meaningful impact on such crimes.
These three gun controls failed in New York, and there is little reason to think they would work elsewhere.
It's not clear which guns she is talking about, and even Collins does not seem to know.
The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it's legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.
Already abused for political purposes, the power of government shouldn’t be expanded based on lies.
Taking a Page From the Texas Abortion Ban, California's Governor Threatens To Attack Gun Rights With Private Lawsuits
Gavin Newsom is exploring legislation to authorize private civil actions against people who sell "assault weapons" or gun kits.
Eric Adams insists on a double standard that lets former cops like him escape the firearm restrictions everyone else has to follow.
Biden's Nominee to Head the ATF, Who Wants Congress to Ban 'Assault Weapons,' Says He Can't Define Them
David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
Such laws arbitrarily prohibit rifles that are commonly used for legal purposes.
Victory for the Second Amendment in Miller v. Bonta. Will the Biden administration pay attention?
A new RAND analysis shows how difficult it is to answer basic questions about this rare variety of homicide.
A ban won’t stop mass shootings, but it will hinder self-defense.
The president's unilateral restrictions are legally dubious and unlikely to "save lives."
The suggestion that the ordinance could have prevented Monday's mass shooting is utterly implausible.
It is hard to see how an "assault weapon" ban or expanded background checks could have prevented this attack.
As usual, the senator and her allies want to ban guns based on arbitrary distinctions.
The policies he favors would arbitrarily limit Second Amendment rights and threaten the industry that makes it possible to exercise them.
Sheila Jackson Lee's sweeping licensing and registration scheme suggests what Democrats would do if they didn't have to worry about the Second Amendment.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s unilateral order confirms suspicions that government is always on the verge of abusing its power.
The presidential contender has trouble explaining why the guns he wants to ban fall outside the Second Amendment.
Virginia's Thwarted 'Assault Firearm' Ban Illustrates the Folly of Trying to Distinguish Between Good and Evil Guns
Legislators who approved a bunch of other gun control bills could not agree on what features make a firearm intolerable.
Plus: Virginia's assault weapon ban gets shot down, Trump's tariffs face new legal scrutiny, and why you don't want Amy Klobuchar on your bar trivia team