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Second Amendment Background Checks April 1, 2015

Silvester v. Harris

Everytown filed this amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit in a case challenging California’s ten-day waiting period on firearm sales to people who already own guns. In the brief, Everytown explained that California’s waiting period is a longstanding, presumptively lawful regulation of commercial arms sales, and provided substantial historical material to assist the court in assessing California’s law.

Second Amendment Background Checks April 1, 2015

Colorado Outfitters Association v. Hickenlooper

Everytown filed this amicus brief regarding the Colorado Outfitters Association in the Tenth Circuit, in a constitutional challenge to Colorado’s background check requirement and restriction on large capacity magazines. Everytown’s brief explained that Colorado’s background check law was an effective tool for reducing firearm violence and gun crime and was fully consistent with the Second Amendment.

Second Amendment Prohibited Weapons June 24, 2014

Fyock v. Sunnyvale

Everytown filed this amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit to defend the ability of the voters of Sunnyvale, California, to adopt gun laws suited to local conditions—in this case, a restriction on possession of large capacity magazines. In March 2015, the Ninth Circuit ruled in Everytown’s favor and upheld the gun law adopted by Sunnyvale’s voters.