On June 1, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Bauer v. Becerra, that a fee on firearms transfers to fund enforcement efforts against illegal firearm purchasers did not violate the Second Amendment. The California program, established in 2001, enforces California’s prohibitions on firearm possession by identifying “persons who have ownership or possession…

The Trump administration is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a 2nd Amendment claim that would restore the right to own a gun by two Pennsylvania men who were convicted more than 20 years ago of nonviolent crimes. The case is Sessions v. Binderup. Judge Gardner from Allentown wrote the opinion at the District…