Further Reading

  • Read the Latest Legal Update- June 2013

    It has been several months since the last edition of Legal Update, but not because these have been slow times for Second Amendment supporters. While most of our attention (and the media’s) has been focused on legislative battles, there has been plenty of action on pending court cases—and, unfortunately, new litigation has become necessary in several states. 

  • Guarantees of the Right to Arms In State Constitutions

    Forty four states have "Right to Keep and Bear Arms" provisions included in their constitutions. Those provisions are listed here.

  • Heller: The Supreme Decision

    Fairfax, VA – Leaders of the National Rifle Association (NRA) praised the Supreme Court’s historic ruling overturning Washington, D.C.’s ban on handguns and on self-defense in the home, in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller. 

  • National Rifle Association Hails Historic Victory on Second Amendment Freedom in McDonald v. City of Chicago

    The National Rifle Association of America today praised the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision in another landmark Second Amendment case. In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled that the Second Amendment applies not just to Washington, D.C. and other federal enclaves, but protects the rights of all Americans throughout the country. The opinion in McDonald v. City of Chicago brings an end to the nearly 30 year-long handgun ban that the city has imposed on its law-abiding citizens.