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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 29, No. 25 7/5/2022

“I Did That!” Biden’s Gas Crisis Creates Public Safety Crisis
NEWS  NEWS  
“I Did That!” Biden’s Gas Crisis Creates Public Safety Crisis
The Biden Administration is serious about making it more difficult for responsible citizens to exercise their gun rights, which is hardly surprising from the most anti-Second Amendment president in history. What is less obvious is the effect President Biden’s other policy decisions have had, directly or indirectly, on making communities less safe.
A Century of Opposition to New York’s Sullivan Law
NEWS  NEWS  
A Century of Opposition to New York’s Sullivan Law
On June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York’s discretionary carry licensing regime as a violation of the Second Amendment right to bear arms in the NRA-backed case NYSRPA v. Bruen. The law at issue was the modern version New York’s Sullivan Law, which was enacted in 1911. Named for notorious Tammany Hall political boss “Big” Tim Sullivan, the law imbued bribery and favoritism into the licensing process and empowered those with racial, ethnic, or other prejudice to prevent those they disfavor from exercising their Second Amendment rights.
California Leaks Personal Data of Carry Permit Holders
NEWS  NEWS  
California Leaks Personal Data of Carry Permit Holders
On Monday June 27, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the launch of the California Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Firearms Dashboard Portal. The data tool was designed to give granular firearm transaction and Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit holder data to anyone visiting the DOJ’s website. However, astute users quickly realized that the dashboard could be used to access the personally identifying information of California CCW holders - including date of birth, full name, and address.
NRA-ILA Asks Court to Stop the California DOJ From Releasing Gun Owners’ Personal Information After Massive Data Leak.
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  
NRA-ILA Asks Court to Stop the California DOJ From Releasing Gun Owners’ Personal Information After Massive Data Leak.
Earlier this week, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced that he would be releasing firearms data via the California DOJ’s Firearms Dashboard Portal. That data contained gun owners’ names, dates of birth, gender, race, driver’s license numbers, addresses, and criminal history. Today, NRA-ILA asked a federal judge to stop the DOJ from violating gun owners’ privacy rights and releasing any more data.
SCOTUS Reverses and Remands Two NRA-ILA Backed Magazine Cases
NEWS  NEWS  
SCOTUS Reverses and Remands Two NRA-ILA Backed Magazine Cases
One week after our landmark victory in NYSRPA v. Bruen, the Supreme Court issued orders in two other NRA-ILA backed cases. Those cases, ANJRPC v. Bruck and Duncan v. Bonta, challenge New Jersey and California laws that ban magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

California California
California: Legislature Passes and Newsom Signs Anti-Gun Bills
Delaware Delaware
Delaware: Gov. Carney Signs Anti-Gun Bills & General Assembly Adjourns
New Jersey New Jersey
New Jersey: Despite Historic Supreme Court Ruling Gun Bills Advance in Trenton
New York New York
New York: Majority Democrats Vote in Lockstep to Defy the United States Supreme Court
North Carolina North Carolina
North Carolina: Carry Permit Training Bill Going to Senate Floor
NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.