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Litigation Press Everytown Law June 26, 2017

Everytown for Gun Safety Applauds Announcement That Supreme Court Will Let Stand Ninth Circuit Ruling That Upheld San Diego’s Concealed Carry Permit Policy

The below press release applauds the Supreme Court’s decision not to review a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for for Ninth Circuit ruling upholding California’s requirement that applicants for concealed carry permits make a showing of need for self defense greater than that of the general population.

Everytown Files Brief in Support of California’s Restrictions on Open Carry (Nichols v. Brown)

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, urging the Court to uphold California's restrictions on Open Carry.

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Litigation Documents Background Checks February 6, 2017

Everytown Files Brief Urging Supreme Court to Grant Cert of Third Circuit’s Unworkable Decision in Binderup v. Attorney General

Everytown for Gun Safety filed this brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to grant a writ of certiorari to review the Third Circuit’s unworkable opinion in Binderup v. Attorney General. If left intact by the Supreme Court, the opinion by the Third Circuit would impose overwhelming burdens on the background check system, the courts and federal and state prosecutors.

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NICS Mental Health Record Reporting Data FOIA Results

The below table was produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in response to a Freedom of Information Act Request Submitted by Everytown for Gun Safety’s Research Team. The table shows the number of active mental health records in the National Instant Criminal Background Check Indices during various periods in 2017.