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Second Amendment Public Carry September 20, 2018

Libertarian Party of Erie County v. Cuomo

Everytown filed this amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a case challenging New York's firearm permitting system and concealed carry licensing system. This brief makes clear that laws regulating the possession of firearms to prevent possession by felons and other dangerous people and laws regulating the public carrying of firearms are consistent with a centuries long Anglo-American tradition.

Second Amendment As-Applied Challenges September 12, 2018

Hatfield v. Sessions

Everytown filed this amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit arguing to uphold the federal prohibition on firearms possession by convicted felons. Our brief argues that the prohibition on felons possessing firearms is consistent with both Supreme Court precedent and historical practice. Our brief also argues that, even if as-applied challenges to the prohibitors are allowed, the burden of proof should be on the plaintiffs to show their crimes do not fall within a category of serious crimes.

Second Amendment Prohibited Weapons July 6, 2018

Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs v. Grewal

Everytown filed this brief in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey, in support of New Jersey’s large capacity magazine prohibition. This brief discusses the long history of regulating especially dangerous weapons, including a century of restrictions on firearms capable of firing a large number of rounds without reloading; the circularity of the “common use” test; and the impact large-capacity magazines have on both mass shootings and everyday gun violence.

Second Amendment Public Carry June 21, 2018

Gould v. O’Leary

Everytown filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in a case challenging Massachusetts’s concealed carry licensing system. This brief refutes the primary historical arguments made by gun lobby lawyers. It makes clear that laws regulating the public carrying of firearms are consistent with a centuries long Anglo-American tradition.

Everytown filed a second brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, with regards to this case, on behalf of historians supporting Massachusetts concealed carry licensing law.

Second Amendment Public Carry June 15, 2018

Malpasso v. Pallozzi

Everytown filed this brief in the US District Court for the District of Maryland, in a case challenging Maryland’s public carry laws.