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Municipal Firearms Litigation “Scorecard”

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

MFL Score Card




Complete Dismissals


Appeals Re: State Preemption Statutes


Fully & Finally Adjudicated Cases


Bridgeport        -  Affirmed CT Supreme Court


Miami               -  Affirmed FL Appellate Court,

                            petition denied by FL S. Ct.


New Orleans      - Affirmed LA S. Ct., cert.

                           denied by U.S. S. Ct.


Camden County - Affirmed U.S. 3rd Cir.

                            Court of Appeals


Philadelphia       - Affirmed U.S. 3rd Cir. Court

                            of Appeals


Atlanta               - Case dismissed by GA Court of


Dismissals On Appeal


Cincinnati – Affirmed by Court of Appeals


New York State

Voluntary Dismissals

Boston – with prejudice


Detroit/Wayne County


Cases Terminated Based on State Preemption


New Orleans (retroactive)




Atlanta (retroactive)




Partial Dismissals On Interlocutory Appeal


Detroit/Wayne County




Partial Dismissal – Pending Cases


Dismissal Denied – Pending Cases

Newark                 - Motion for interlocutory

                               appeal granted


Wilmington           - Discovery limited to city’s

                               damages; summary judgment

                               to be filed


Detroit/Wayne Co. - Interlocutory appeal pending


California               - Restitution & disgorgement

                                claims dismissed


Cleveland – Stayed pending Cincinnati appeal


Pending Motions to Dismiss


No Motion to Dismiss Filed

Camden City

St. Louis

Washington, DC

New York City – Case stayed pending appeal of

                         NY State case


Jersey City      – Complaint filed March 28, 2002




Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Appropriations Act Signed Into Law With Important Pro-Second Amendment Provisions

On Wednesday, November 25, the President signed S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 into law. Included in the bill were some very important pro-gun provisions that represent the culmination of long-term efforts by ...


Friday, May 15, 2015

Obama Administration Opposes CMP Handgun Sales

The House of Representatives has approved Congressman Mike D. Rogers’ amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which—if accepted in ...

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

“F” Stands for Fail: Gun Turn-in Event Nets a Stack of Paper Pledges and Some Surplus Sporting Goods

Recently, we reported on Hillary Clinton’s praise for local firearm “buyback” events and her view that forcing Americans to participate ...


Friday, November 27, 2015

President Obama Signs NRA-Backed Measures into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It includes several NRA-backed provisions -- expanding gun rights on stateside military bases; prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition; and saving taxpayer dollars ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Anti-gun Politicians, Media Exploit Paris Attacks in “Terrorist Gap” Rehash

The Paris terrorist attacks were not easily pinned on America’s supposedly lax gun laws or the NRA, but ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Brussels Pushes Gun Control in Wake of Paris Attacks

On November 18, the European Commission expedited a plan to overhaul the European Union’s already restrictive gun control laws. The ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Overwhelming 81 Percent of Current and Former Military have Unfavorable View of Clinton

More bad news for Hillary Clinton. Coming off the heels of survey results that found the former Secretary ...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Firearm Inheritance Protection Act

Today, November 24, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 225 and 226.

Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

White House to GOP: Worry about gun control

The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government’s terrorist watch list.


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