Your SCOPE dues at work~~
2nd Amendment supporters are very happy about a California Appeals Court decision concerning "large capacity magazines." S.C.O.P.E. contributed to this victory with an Amicus Brief (Friend of the Court). Here is a link to it here if you would care to read it:
S.C.O.P.E. hopes that by winning this appeal at this level, it will set the stage for an eventual Supreme Court review of the constitutionality of all these magazine restrictions, especially here in New York. Unfortunately, appeals move slowly through the court system and it may be awhile before we know its ultimate fate.
Will SCOTUS Protect The 2nd Amendment? by Tom Reynolds
President Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant Supreme Court (SCOTUS) seat. Apparently, there are enough Republican votes to ensure her approval by the Senate, unless something unexpected emerges. That isn’t likely since she has been previously praised by both Republicans and Democrats – before being nominated for SCOTUS. As the mother of seven children, two are whom are black and adopted from Haiti, there isn’t much room for charges of racism or the Kavanaugh style smears that the left specializes in. (Although…President Trump is now routinely called a racist in spite of him receiving awards from black rights groups before he ran for President; there are pictures of him being awarded medals alongside Rosa Parks and being congratulated by Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton! So, anything is possible.)
Safe ACT 2013
We know the badly named “SAFE” Act is unSAFE when it comes to civil liberties like due process. This fact is never mentioned by Mr. Cuomo nor many of our elected state officials — purposeful ignorance. They focus on the 2nd Amendment rather than let people know they’re also going after the 4th, 5th, 6th and 14th Amendments.
The SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013) is touted as a “gun control” law, but it is really about control... Full Article