Twenty-Two States Support Lawsuit Against Cuomo’s SAFE Act

AGs file amicus brief opposing gun control legislation
Semiautomatic rifle

The attorneys general of 22 states have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn New York’s SAFE Act, claiming the law is unconstitutional.

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed the brief in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the lawsuit NYSRPA v. Cuomo, which was filed by individual gun owners and organizations challenging New York’s gun ban.

Sunday Show Round Up

Evaluating mental health and base security after the latest Ft. Hood shooting
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer

Lawmakers and military officials extended condolences to those impacted by the recent shooting at Ft. Hood on Sunday and addressed factors that may have played a role in the attack.

“We have challenges that we have to address as a result of this incident,” said Adm. Michael Mullen, former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Facebook Clamps Down on Gun Sales

Social media site caves to pressure from gun control advocates
A Facebook page for a gun exchange that may be banned by the new policies / AP

Facebook announced Wednesday it will work to restrict illicit gun sales on its networks after a months-long campaign by gun control activists.

Remington to Expand in Huntsville

Gun company cites Alabama’s support of Second Amendment in decision making process
Gun Debate Tradeshow

The world’s largest gun manufacturer, Remington Arms, officially announced today it would expand and build a new plant in Huntsville, Ala., creating 2,000 new jobs.