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Everytown Files Brief in Support of Massachusetts’ Public Carry Licensing System (Weng v. Evans)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in a case challenging Massachusetts' public carry licensing system as implemented by the cities of Boston and Brookline. Everytown's brief shows that Massachusetts' public carry licensing regime is consistent with a centuries-long Anglo-American tradition and clearly constitutional under the Second Amendment.

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Everytown Files Brief in Support of Michigan’s Safe Storage Requirement for Foster Parents (Johnson v. Lyon)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this brief in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan in a case challenging Michigan’s regulation requiring foster parents to responsibly store their firearms. This brief discusses the social science research showing responsible storage can reduce the horrible toll of child suicide and unintentional shootings by children. The brief also surveys the long history of laws requiring firearms and ammunition to be responsibly stored.

Everytown Files Brief in Support of California’s Public Carry System (Flanagan v. Becerra)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the Central District of California in a case challenging system for regulating the carrying of firearms in public. The brief explains that California's requirement that an applicant have a “good cause” to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon, as well as its limitations on open carry, are consistent with centuries of American tradition, and fully constitutional under the Second Amendment.

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Everytown Files Brief in Support of a Rehearing En Banc for the District of Columbia’s Public Carry System (Wrenn v. D.C.)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a case challenging the District of Columbia’s concealed carry licensing system. This brief calls for the full D.C. Circuit to review the 2-1 decision striking down D.C.’s public carry licensing regime and criticizes the failure of the panel majority to engage in the historical analysis required by Heller.

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Everytown Files Brief in Support of Gun Violence Survivor Yasmeen Daniel in Her Lawsuit Against Armslist

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this brief in the State of Wisconsin Court of Appeals for District I, urging the court to allow a suit against Armslist.com, brought by the family of a gun violence victim, to go forward.

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