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The latest updates on NFGR cases, gun issues and news, and resources on free speech and the Second Amendment.

  • Top Shot Dustin Marksmanship Camp Scholarship
    National Foundation for Gun Rights has the honor of partnering with Top Shot Dustin Youth Marksmanship Camp by providing a limited number of scholarships to their Fall 2022 camp. The camp dates for this fall are October 8-9, October 22-23, and November 12-13. To apply go to marksmancamp.com.
  • National Foundation for Gun Rights Funds Lawsuit Against Polis and State of Colorado
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2022 Contact: NFGR Press RoomTel. 877-405-4570Email: pressdept@gunrightsfoundation.org National Foundation for Gun Rights Funds Lawsuit Against Polis and State of Colorado July 28, 2022Loveland, CO – Today, the National Foundation for Gun Rights, along with citizens Benjamin Gates and Travis Swartz, filed a lawsuit against Governor Jared Polis and the State of Colorado over the 2013 magazine ban which outlaws the sale of standard capacity magazines in Colorado. The National Foundation for Gun Rights (NFGR) and Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO) will be […]
  • GUN RIGHTS WIN: Obama-appointed Judge Grants Restraining Order against Gun Control Ordinance!
    Today, Obama-appointed Judge Moore of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado granted our request for a Temporary Restraining Order against the Town of Superior, CO’s ban on semi-automatic rifles and standard-capacity magazines.
  • Court Hearing on Gun Ownership Tax Ordinance
    At today’s hearing on our lawsuit against the City of San Jose’s gun tax our lawyers made it clear that in fighting this ordinance we have the Constitution on our side, and not just the Second Amendment. This lawsuit is a challenge to San Jose, CA’s ordinance imposing an annual tax and liability insurance mandate on gun owners – simply for the “privilege” of owning a gun. This is a wildly unconstitutional scheme. Imposing a tax or requiring insurance on any other Bill of Rights guarantee would […]
  • We’re suing over the mag ban!
    We are suing to end standard-capacity magazine bans once and for all! In a joint lawsuit between the National Association for Gun Rights and our sister organization Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, we are challenging the Town of Superior, CO’s ordinance banning standard-capacity magazines, so-called “assault weapons,” and public carry. And we’re suing over it all. Click here to read it >> This outrageous ordinance was passed mere weeks before the Supreme Court handed down its pro-gun ruling in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen. […]
  • JUST FILED: Class-Action Lawsuit Against Doxxing of Gun Owners
    JUST FILED: A class-action lawsuit against AG Bonta for releasing the personal info of California gun owners in violation of the 2nd & 4th Amendments, the CA Constitution, and CA law.
  • Supreme Court reverses lower court rulings on mag ban, “assault weapons” ban, carry ban
    The Supreme Court has begun forcing the lower courts to uphold the text of the Second Amendment on state mag bans, assault weapons bans, and carry bans.
  • “Moral Character” to Replace “Good Cause” in CA
    California Attorney General Rob Bonta is already defying the Supreme Court by doubling down on California’s “may issue” permit laws. NFGR just sent him a cease-and-desist letter.
  • GUN RIGHTS WIN: Supreme Court upholds right to bear arms!
    The Supreme Court just handed down a MASSIVE victory for gun rights, striking down NY’s de facto carry ban and the so-called “balancing tests” courts use to circumvent the Second Amendment!
  • Time for the Supreme Court to take the mag ban case
    A case challenging California’s ban of standard capacity magazines was recently appealed to the Supreme Court, and we just filed an amicus brief calling on the Court to take the case and rule in favor of the Second Amendment.
  • Legal Warning Sent to TN General Assembly over Gag Act
    The Tennessee General Assembly is in the process of passing an anti-free speech bill, and the National Foundation for Gun Rights is preparing to take legal action should it become law.
  • LAWSUIT AGAINST SAN JOSE, CA’S GUN OWNERSHIP TAX
    The City of San Jose, CA, just imposed a tax on law-abiding gun owners – simply for the privilege of owning a firearm, so we filed a lawsuit to challenge this unconstitutional tax in federal district court.
  • NFGR demands that Florida sheriff restart concealed weapons permit fingerprinting
    Loveland, CO – The National Foundation for Gun Rights is demanding that Sheriff Dennis Lemma of Seminole County, FL, immediately reinstate fingerprinting services for concealed weapon permit applications.
  • National Foundation for Gun Rights sends Cease and Desist letter to Gov. Newsom
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights is demanding that California Governor Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Rob Bonta back down from their new legislative proposal which is designed to nullify the Second Amendment in California, and to create an unconstitutional bounty system to entrap gun owners.  
  • Kyle Rittenhouse: “Thank you for all the support”
    We recently had the privilege of speaking with Kyle Rittenhouse on the phone. He wanted to express his gratitude for all the assistance and support the National Foundation for Gun Rights has given him.
  • NFGR joins Rocky Mountain Gun Owners in targeting illegal gun registry
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights is partnering with sister organization, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, to target an illegal gun registry in Douglas County, Colorado.
  • Kyle Rittenhouse Cleared On All Charges
    November 19, 2021Loveland, CO – Today, the jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial cleared Kyle of all charges against him, confirming that Kyle acted in self-defense against violent attackers during the Kenosha, WI riots in 2020.  “Today, the American justice system worked as designed, and a young man who has been lambasted, defamed, and threatened by the media and anti-gun Left was declared innocent of all the charges against him. When we saw the video evidence of Kyle defending himself and others in Kenosha, WI, NFGR made […]
  • Rittenhouse trial: Prosecutor’s star witness confirms what we knew all along – it was self-defense
    On Monday, the world heard Gaige Grosskreutz, the one remaining “victim” of the Rittenhouse shooting, testify under oath that Kyle did not fire until Gaige charged him with a gun pointed straight at him.
  • WIN: Spearfish repeals concealed carry ban!
    In response to a legal warning from the National Foundation for Gun Rights, the City of Spearfish, SD, just repealed an illegal ordinance banning concealed carry in their town!
  • Supreme Court hears oral arguments in NYSRPA v. Bruen
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, the first major gun case the Supreme Court has taken in over ten years.
  • NFGR Sends Legal Warning to South Carolina Lawmakers over First Amendment Threat
    Loveland, CO – Today, the National Foundation for Gun Rights and allied law firm the Dhillon Law Group, Inc. informed the South Carolina Senate that if they pass Senate Bill 174 (commonly known as the Gag Act) into law, the Foundation will file a lawsuit as the law constitutes an infringement on multiple Constitutional rights.
  • NFGR sends legal warning to Spearfish, South Dakota over concealed carry ban
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights is demanding the Spearfish City Council, Mayor, and City Attorney stop illegally restricting law-abiding citizens from exercising their right to keep and bear arms while in Spearfish.
  • Preparing to sue San Jose!
    We are preparing to sue San Jose as soon as they pass their proposed gun violence tax ordinance. Here’s an update.
  • JUST FILED: Amicus Brief In 6th Circuit bump stock case
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights just filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in GOA v. Garland – a legal challenge to the ATF’s bump stock ban imposed in 2018.
  • Meet Theresa Bragg, the Mother of Four Charged with Murder for Defending Herself
    Theresa Bragg, a 30-year-old African American mother of four children who lives on the outskirts of Detroit and is being prosecuted for defending herself from an attack in her home by a gang-member ex. This is her story.
  • JUST FILED: Amicus brief in Supreme Court gun case
    Today, the National Foundation for Gun Rights filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. This case is the first major Second Amendment case the Supreme Court has agreed to consider in over ten years.
  • NFGR sends Cease and Desist letter to San Jose City Council, Mayor and City Attorney
    Loveland, CO – The National Foundation for Gun Rights is demanding the San Jose Mayor and City Council to put an end to their efforts to impose a tax on a select group of law-abiding citizens simply for exercising their right to keep and bear arms.
  • NFGR Backs Michigan Mom’s Legal Defense
    Loveland, CO – The National Foundation for Gun Rights announced today they will be backing the legal defense team of 32-year-old Theresa Bragg, a single, African-American mother of four children who is being prosecuted for defending herself with a firearm.
  • SUPREME COURT WIN: California can’t demand NAGR/NFGR donors’ info
    Gun rights supporters won last week at the United States Supreme Court in AFPF v. Bonta, a case supported by the National Foundation for Gun Rights. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that charitable donors’ identities are protected by the First Amendment.
  • Gun rights watch: 6th Circuit overturned pro-gun decision on bump stock ban, will rehear case
    Today, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a pro-gun ruling in GOA v. Garland, a challenge to the ATF’s 2018 bump stock ban, and a case the National Foundation for Gun Rights is involved in. Back in March, a three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals declared that the ATF’s 2018 bump stock ban was likely illegal, and stayed the ban’s enforcement while the case proceeded in the lower courts. This pro-gun ruling was overturned today by the full court, which agreed to […]
  • Charges DROPPED against Fr. Peter Raleigh!
    The bogus charges against gun-toting priest Fr. Peter Raleigh have been dropped, thanks to the assistance of NFGR’s Gun Owners Defense Fund!
  • Supreme Court Takes up Gun Rights
    For the first time in over a decade, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to New York’s “good ole boy” permit scheme. This case could have enormous repercussions with lasting effects on gun owners’ right to carry weapons in public.
  • Foundation joins Rocky Mountain Gun Owners to Defend Fr. Peter Raleigh
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights is partnering with sister organization, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, to support the legal defense of Fr. Peter Raleigh, a Catholic priest and gun owner being prosecuted under bogus gun charges.
  • FAIL: 9th Circuit upholds British law, claims no right to carry in public!
    According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, there is no Second Amendment right to carry a gun beyond your front door – and they did so by siding with King George III over our own Constitution.
  • National Foundation for Gun Rights files joint Supreme Court brief in landmark free speech case
    The First Amendment is what protects our ability to effectively fight for our Second Amendment rights without exposing gun owners and citizen-lobbyists to harassment from “cancel culture” bullies, anti-gun employers, neighbors, activist politicians, and bureaucrats.
  • GUN RIGHTS WATCH: Supreme Court agrees to decide warrantless entry case
    Can the police enter your home without a warrant to take your guns? That’s the question the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide in Caniglia v. Strom.
  • RMGO Demands Pitkin County Reverse Unlawful Gun Ban
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights is partnering with sister organization Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO) in a cease-and-desist letter sent yesterday to the Pitkin County Attorney and Commissioners, demanding that they reverse the unlawful gun ban instituted Wednesday, October 28, 2020. More from RMGO: “‘The law is extremely clear when it comes to banning firearms; local governments can’t do it,’ Said Taylor Rhodes, Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners. “‘It is a real shame the elected commissioners of Pitkin County have decided to go against […]
  • National Foundation for Gun Rights Assisting Family with Legal Actions in Toy Gun Case
    Loveland, CO – The National Foundation for Gun Rights announced today it is assisting the family of twelve-year-old Isaiah Elliott in legal action against school authorities who targeted him for handling a toy gun during a remote school session.
  • NFGR Raises Over $50,000 for Kyle Rittenhouse
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights raised over $50,000 to help Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old who was targeted by an angry leftist mob in Kenosha, WI on August 25, 2020. Kyle was employed as a lifeguard in Kenosha, and stayed in town after work to help clean up graffiti and debris left from two straight nights of rioting and unrest. When a local business owner requested help defending his property (which had already suffered pretty heavily during the two previous nights of rioting), Kyle borrowed a gun […]
  • NFGR contributing over $50K directly to Kyle Rittenhouse
    The National Foundation for Gun Rights (NFGR) announced they are sending a check for more than $50,000 directly to Kyle Rittenhouse, the young man being held on several charges after defending himself and business owners from violent rioters in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
  • Colorado schools targeting kids for handling toy guns during remote learning
    Loveland, CO – The National Foundation for Gun Rights announced today that it is exploring legal options for assisting students and families being targeted by school officials and law enforcement for in-home activity observed during remote school sessions.