Judge Blocks New Mexico Gun Ban

The Honorable Judge David Herrera Urias has blocked the New Mexico gun ban. This is a temporary measure, but this bodes well for the future. Let’s look at what this order did (and did not) do.

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New Mexico Attorney General Refuses To Defend Gun Ban

The drama continues with the New Mexico gun ban. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s order is so wildly out of line with the current law that her Attorney General is refusing to defend it in court. If that sounds like a pretty serious rebuke, that’s because it is. 

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New Mexico Declares Ban On Carrying Firearms, Is Immediately Sued

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham just took the unprecedented step of banning open and concealed carry in parts of the state under the guise of a public health order. “But doesn’t that fly directly in the face of the 2022 Supreme Court case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen?” you might ask. Well yes, it very plainly does. Let’s unpack where this order came from and where it is going to go. 

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SAF, FPC File Lawsuit Challenging Washington HB 1240 Assault Weapon Ban

On the same day Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1240 into law, the Second Amendment Foundation and Firearms Policy Coalition filed suit challenging it. HB 1240 is an “assault weapon” ban that has drawn national attention for the speed with which it passed and for the breadth of its restrictions. Let’s look at what exactly the law bans, and the issues which the lawsuit raises.

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Canada's Banned Firearms List Is Growing, and Quietly

Last month, TFB reported on Canada’s sweeping new ban of more than 1500 firearms – including more than a few unusual or unexpected entries on the list. Of note were numerous items that civilians would have almost no opportunity to purchase anyway, such as rocket launchers and mortar systems. There are also tentative plans to institute a “buyback” program, although this looks to be still just in the planning stages and has not yet been funded or fully developed.

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Here Are Some of the Historic Heavy Weapons Canada Just Banned

You may have recently heard that Canada has chosen to ban a selection of so-called ‘assault weapons’. Earlier this week Luke gave us a great run through some of the unusual things that made it onto the banned list including AR15.com and Stinger MANPADs. Well if you examine the list closely enough you also start to notice just how many historic weapons have been included.

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Canada Bans Some Guns, Rocket Launchers and Mortars Too

A shocking announcement blared its way across the nation of Canada on May 1st as the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau ordered the banning of over 1,500 different models of firearms. However, despite claims to the contrary, the bans of so-called “military-style” firearms actually encompass far more than the Prime Minister lets on.

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Never Go Full ATF – Analysis Of Bump Stock Ban

Well the time has come and the ATF has ruled on Bump Stock devices and they are now saying they are now considered machine guns. If you have missed this staggering news, check it out here. I have taken a look at the entire 157 page document and will break down critical parts. Lets go down the rabbit hole of lunacy together.

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U.K. Offensive Weapons Bill comes with Lever-Release and .50 Ban (and bump-stocks!)

United Kingdom goes on with another “there’s nothing to worry about, we are only going to ban the most dangerous firearms this time“.

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Norwegians to lose their semi-automatic hunting rifles. Scrap or Export!

According to the Swedish online hunting magazine called Jakt & Jägare, Norway is to ban some semi-automatic hunting rifles.

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Sweden to make Sound Suppressors license free

The European Union’s Firearms Directive is taking steps forward. As usual TFB is “Firearms Not Politics”, but we need to give you the background and history of the upcoming Firearms legislation to be able to discuss what is going on. The Firearms Directive is called The EU Gun Ban, to give you an idea what is about to happen.

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UK Government considering to ban .50 cal and Lever Release action rifles

If you ever wanted proof that there is no end to the forces that want to ban firearms and knives here it is.

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9th Court Upholds Ban on Gun Sales to Medical Marijuana Card Holders

Yes, this post is skirting that fine line of “Firearms Not Politics”, but it is certainly newsworthy, if not actually a surprise to anyone. So, lets try and keep this to the informational side of the topic, whatever your feeling on the topic–it is “gun news”.

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Hand built submachine guns seized in Israel / Palestinian territories

Pictured are various simple hand built submachine guns primarily recovered by police in and around Haifa District. Yet more examples of how an infinite supply of cheap and effective firearms will always be available to criminals and the wrongfully disarmed.

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