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Second Amendment Foundation

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The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is a United States nonprofit organization that supports gun rights. [1]

48 relations: Alan Gottlieb, Alan Gura, Bellevue, Washington, Chicago, City of license, Claremont Institute, Clarence Thomas, CNN, Consent decree, Contempt of court, Content-control software, District of Columbia v. Heller, Due Process Clause, Firearm, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Glenn Beck, Hurricane Katrina, Internal Revenue Service, International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights, Kachalsky v. Cacace, KBNP, KGTK, KITZ, KSBN (AM), McDonald v. City of Chicago, National Rifle Association, Nonprofit corporation, Nonprofit organization, North Carolina, Olympia, Washington, Portland, Oregon, Privileges or Immunities Clause, Ray Nagin, Right to keep and bear arms, Rights, San Francisco Proposition H (2005), Seattle, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, Silverdale, Washington, Smith & Wesson, Spokane, Washington, Supreme Court of the United States, Tax exemption, Washington (state), Washington Supreme Court, Woollard v. Gallagher, 501(c)(3) organization.

Alan Gottlieb

Alan Merril Gottlieb (born May 2, 1947) is a Jewish American author, conservative political activist, gun rights advocate, and businessperson.

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Alan Gura

Alan Gura is an American litigator practicing in the areas of civil litigation, appellate litigation, and civil rights law at Gura P.L.L.C. Gura successfully argued two landmark constitutional cases before the United States Supreme Court, District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago.

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Bellevue, Washington

Bellevue is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, across Lake Washington from Seattle.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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City of license

In American, Canadian and Philippine broadcasting, a city of license or community of license is the community that a radio station or television station is officially licensed to serve by that country's broadcast regulator.

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Claremont Institute

The Claremont Institute is an American conservative think tank based in Claremont, California.

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Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Consent decree

A consent decree is an agreement or settlement that resolves a dispute between two parties without admission of guilt (in a criminal case) or liability (in a civil case), and most often refers to such a type of settlement in the United States.

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Contempt of court

Contempt of court, often referred to simply as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or discourteous toward a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, justice and dignity of the court.

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Content-control software

Content-control software, commonly referred to as an internet filter, is software that restricts or controls the content an Internet user is capable to access, especially when utilised to restrict material delivered over the Internet via the Web, e-mail, or other means.

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District of Columbia v. Heller

District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008), is a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Second Amendment protects an individual's right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home, and that Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban and requirement that lawfully-owned rifles and shotguns be kept "unloaded and disassembled or bound by a trigger lock" violated this guarantee.

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Due Process Clause

The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution each contain a due process clause.

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Firearm

A firearm is a portable gun (a barreled ranged weapon) that inflicts damage on targets by launching one or more projectiles driven by rapidly expanding high-pressure gas produced by exothermic combustion (deflagration) of propellant within an ammunition cartridge.

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First Amendment to the United States Constitution

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.

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Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Glenn Beck

Glenn Lee Beck (born February 10, 1964) is an American conservative political commentator, radio host and television producer.

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.

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Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.

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International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights

International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights (IAPCAR) is an association of gun rights organizations, with over 29 member organizations.

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Kachalsky v. Cacace

Kachalsky v. Cacace (District - 10 Civ 05413, 2nd Circuit - 11-3642) is a case regarding the constitutionality of "may-issue" concealed carry laws.

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KBNP

KBNP (1410 AM, "The Money Station") is a class D AM radio station broadcasting from Portland, Oregon, United States.

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KGTK

KGTK (920 AM, "MegaTalk 920") is a radio station licensed to serve Olympia, Washington, United States.

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KITZ

KITZ (1400 AM) is a radio station featuring a News/Talk format.

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KSBN (AM)

KSBN, also known as Money Talk 1230, is a business and financial talk radio station licensed to serve Spokane, Washington.

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McDonald v. City of Chicago

McDonald v. Chicago, 561 U.S. (2010), is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that found that the right of an individual to "keep and bear arms" as protected under the Second Amendment is incorporated by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment against the states.

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National Rifle Association

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is an American nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights.

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Nonprofit corporation

A nonprofit corporation is any legal entity which has been incorporated under the law of its jurisdiction for purposes other than making profits for its owners or shareholders.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Olympia, Washington

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.

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Privileges or Immunities Clause

The Privileges or Immunities Clause is Amendment XIV, Section 1, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution.

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Ray Nagin

Clarence Ray Nagin Jr., also known as C. Ray Nagin (born June 11, 1956), is an American former politician, businessman and convicted felon who served as the 60th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, from 2002 to 2010.

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Right to keep and bear arms

The right to keep and bear arms (often referred to as the right to bear arms) is the people's right to possess weapons (arms) for their own defense, as described in the philosophical and political writings of Aristotle, Cicero, John Locke, Machiavelli, the English Whigs and others.

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Rights

Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory.

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San Francisco Proposition H (2005)

Proposition H was a local ordinance on the November 8, 2005 ballot in San Francisco, California, which gained national attention for its banning of most firearms within the city.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Second Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms and was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the first ten amendments contained in the Bill of Rights.

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Silverdale, Washington

Silverdale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kitsap County, Washington, in the United States.

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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson (S&W) is an American manufacturer of firearms, ammunition and restraints.

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Spokane, Washington

Spokane is a city in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Tax exemption

Tax exemption is a monetary exemption which reduces taxable income.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court is the highest court in the judiciary of the US state of Washington.

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Woollard v. Gallagher

Woollard v. Sheridan (Maryland Civil Case L-10-2068), filed in appellate court as Woollard v Gallagher (CA4 Case 12-1437) and filed at the United States Supreme Court under the same name (docket #13-42) is a civil lawsuit brought on behalf of Raymond Woollard, a resident of the State of Maryland, by the Second Amendment Foundation against Terrence Sheridan, Secretary of the Maryland State Police, and members of the Maryland Handgun Permit Review Board.

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501(c)(3) organization

A 501(c)(3) organization is a corporation, trust, unincorporated association, or other type of organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code.

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CCRKBA, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Citizens committee for the right to keep and bear arms, Second amendment foundation.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Amendment_Foundation

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