SAF Schedules Shot Show Press Conference On Chicago Gun Ban Case

SAF Schedules Shot Show Press Conference On Chicago Gun Ban Case

Second Amendment Foundation
Second Amendment Foundation

Las Vegas –-( The Second Amendment Foundation will hold a special press conference during the Las Vegas SHOT Show on Wednesday, January 20, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to provide an update on the current challenge to the Chicago handgun ban now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

This case could decide whether the Second Amendment applies to the states and their subdivisions. Oral arguments are scheduled for March 2, 2010.

McDonald v. Chicago Presented by the Second Amendment Foundation


Alan Gura, lead attorney for plaintiffs in McDonald v. Chicago, who also argued the Heller case, previewing key issues in McDonald; Lawrence G. Keane, senior vice president and general counsel for the amicus National Shooting Sports Foundation, and officers of the plaintiff, Second Amendment Foundation, Illinois State Rifle Association and National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
11:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Press Conference Room,
Venetian Level 2,
Bassano Rooms 2601-2605

The Second Amendment Foundation ( is the nations oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 650,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control. SAF has previously funded successful firearms-related suits against the cities of Los Angeles; New Haven, CT; and San Francisco on behalf of American gun owners, a lawsuit against the cities suing gun makers and an amicus brief and fund for the Emerson case holding the Second Amendment as an individual right