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Three Minnesota attorneys have filed a lawsuit against their former boss, alleging that he wrongfully fired employees because they posted pro-Trump or pro-police content on social media. William Kain, Margaret Henehan, and Kelsey Quarberg, all partners of the St. Cloud-based law firm...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) unveiled on June 7 a proposed rule that would apply regulations for rifles to pistols equipped with certain stabilizing braces. The rule states that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives should determine on a case-by-case basis...
Texas has joined a coalition of what is now 25 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to repeal a New Jersey law banning the possession of firearms with magazines that hold more than 10 bullets, arguing the prohibition violates the Second...
California’s ban on so-called assault weapons violates the Second Amendment, a federal judge ruled Friday. The government through the law “bans an entire class of very popular hardware—firearms that are lawful under federal law and under the laws of most states...
Gun sales in the United States in May were the highest on record except for May 2020, according to an analysis of government data. Over 1.3 million background checks were conducted for the sale of a firearm, the second-highest figure...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested on Friday that Republicans who do not get vaccinated for the CCP virus and defy her mask mandate may be prevented from entering the floor of the House of Representatives and have to cast their votes in...
A new group for Asian American gun owners is seeking to gather liberal-minded folks to influence President Joe Biden and other Democrats. AAPI GO, or Asian American and Pacific Islander Gun Owners, was founded by Scott Kane, a self-described classically liberal California resident who...
A farming family is suing the federal government over its demand that they leave what the family argues is a mud puddle in the middle of their farm intact because it considers the ground to be a federally protected...
More than 120 retired U.S. generals and admirals signed an open letter warning that the United States is embroiled in an existential fight and urged “all citizens” to get involved in local and state politics. “We are in a fight for our...
The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow eligible residents 21 years and older to carry a handgun openly or concealed without a permit, also known as constitutional carry. House Bill 1927 passed the Republican-led Senate in an 18-13 vote following a lengthy debate and...
Former Virginia Tech women’s soccer player Kiersten Hening has filed a federal lawsuit against Hokies women’s soccer coach Chugger Adair, alleging that after she refused to join her teammates kneeling before games this season, the coach engaged in a...
The NCAA Board of Governors firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for transgender student-athletes to compete in college sports.
A federal court ruled on Monday to protect a Christian student organization that had its official student club status revoked by a Michigan university for requiring its leaders to adhere to its statement of faith. University officials will be held liable...
At Hearing on Military Extremism, Religious Liberty Expert Tells House Committee To Protect Service Members’ Constitutional Rights Washington, DC—First Liberty Institute’s General Counsel Mike Berry, a former active duty U.S. Marine Corps officer, testified today at the House Armed Services Committee hearing on “Extremism in...