SCOTUS

Sotomayor Nomination Today: Opposition Needed!

Today, the U.S. Senate commences hearings on Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who was nominated by President Obama to replace the retiring Judge David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court. Gun owners, beware.

Gun Rights Advocates Join to Oppose Sotomayer

Several of the nation's leading gun rights activists, including the heads of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and Second Amendment Foundation, on July 7 joined to oppose the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

NRA Members Must Oppose Sotomayor

Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's first nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, has a narrow view of the Second Amendment that contradicts the Court's landmark decision in District of Columbia v. Heller. But is the NRA's opposition to Sotomayor as strong as it could be?

Sotomayor Needs to Answer For Anti-Gun Views

This week a federal appeals court held that the Second Amendment does not apply to state or city gun laws. Supporters of Judge Sonia Sotomayor incorrectly argue that this affirms her recent gun-control case. Now the NRA is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case, and in doing so heats up the...

NRA Appeals Chicago Ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

Today, the National Rifle Association filed a petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of NRA v. Chicago. The Seventh Circuit opinion upholds current bans on the possession of handguns in Chicago and Oak Park, Illinois.

Top “Conservatives” Cover For Sotomayor

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's best defense against firearms owners mobilizing to oppose her U.S. Supreme Court nomination may come from an unlikely source: two top conservatives on the federal bench.