Category Archives: Court Cases

Will 3D Guns be printable tomorrow? Don’t ask President Trump.

3D guns are on their way… or are they? Even President Trump—whose State Department’s controversial settlement with Defense Distributed reversed all previous State Department positions to allow anyone with access to a 3D printer and Lego-level plastic to print his/her … more

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DIY Guns—a new and unregulated threat to citizens everywhere—are back. Here’s what that means.

After August 1, background checks during firearm sales may well be on their way to becoming obsolete. Thanks to a recent legal settlement between the State Department and Defense Distributed (DD), a Texas nonprofit, anyone with a 3D printer and … more

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Judge Kavanaugh, The Gun Lobby’s Prime Pick for SCOTUS

It’s hard to overstate what a massive blow President Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the D.C. Court of Appeals, will be to our safety as Americans. From the gun lobby’s perspective, his nomination could not be … more

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Judicial Update

As of this week two major gun violence cases were decided.  The judiciary plays an important role within the gun violence prevention movement.    In Wollschlaeger, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit had upheld … more

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You’re Paying The Bill

We’ve talked a lot about the legislature’s gift-wrapped policy giveaway to the NRA that allows them to sue our towns because they’ve passed local ordinances to keep our communities safe. When we first started talking about these groups coming in … more

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PA Newspaper Editorials View U.S. Supreme Court Case in Positive Light, but Call for More State Action

  Editorials in both the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Philadelphia Inquirer praised a decision on federal gun law that the U.S. Supreme Court handed down last week.  Both editorials take issue with the fact that the opinion was 5-4 because … more

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