Injunction Sought Against New Jersey in 3d Guns 1st Amendment Case

BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)-The Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed, Inc. of Texas have filed for an injunction in their federal case challenging a New Jersey statute that prohibits the publication of computer files containing digital firearms information in ongoing legal action.

SAF and Defense Distributed are asking the court to set an expedited briefing schedule and resolve their motion promptly. The motion may be read here.

“The New Jersey attorney general is wielding a blatantly unconstitutional speech crime against us,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb, “and it’s time for this nonsense to stop. New Jersey’s strategy has been to deploy evasive tactics to delay court rulings. New Jersey is engaging in prior restraint, causing irreparable harm across the country, and the legal gamesmanship is deliberately designed to increase our litigation costs, in what appears to be an effort to discourage us from further pursuit of our case.”

The motion was filed in the Fifth U.S. Court of Appeals. SAF and Defense Distributed are represented by attorneys Chad Flores of Houston, Josh Blackman of Houston, and Matthew A. Goldstein of Washington, D.C.

The motion says New Jersey Attorney General Matt Platkin’s motive is to “stop any substantive ruling anywhere.” Gottlieb said this is nothing more than an effort to stonewall the case and prevent it from moving forward.

“We have chased the AG from one court to another and another and another,” Gottlieb said, “all in an effort to enjoin the same unconstitutional censorship.”

“In each court we have asked for the same relief we seek here, and in each court the AG opposed with procedural gamesmanship and obstruction. He’s not simply trying to delay justice; he’s dancing around in an attempt to deny justice altogether in this case. All this does is reinforce our belief he expects to ultimately lose and he’s trying to delay the inevitable. It’s unconscionable for this to be allowed to continue.”

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The Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s 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 720,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.

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Wass

When this charade finally concludes, I hope SAF et al. collect litigation costs from NJ.

swmft

from the ag personally make the trash homeless

Cruiser

If they want to play their games, let them pay for a loss. Right now, they play for free.

StLPro2A

SAF collected big from Chicago several years ago. Then, held their annual Gun Rights Policy Conference in Shootcago to thumb their noses at ’em. Attend their GRPC this year in Dallas….9/30-10/2…..returning in person after two year online COVID hiatus. Register for free on line at SAF.org. Only cost is your travel and lodging ($115/night at host Westin hotel). Good time, great people from around the country, great gun rights info update. Actually got to meet and talk with Dick Heller and Otis McDonald at previous GRPC meetings.

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john

Who appointed the judges in those courts ? Who hired the DA in this article ?
Who wants a socialist America controlled by one political party?

Democrats

Henry Bowman

That’s all the more reason why we can’t let that happen.
“The goal of socialism is communism.” – V.I. Lenin
“There can be no tolerance toward Democrats and communists in a libertarian social order.” – Professor Hans H. Hoppe
MSM to Rafał Ganowicz: “What does it feel like to kill another human being?”
Ganowicz: “I wouldn’t know; I’ve only ever killed communists.”

john

True Socialist Progressive = Communism

Chuck

And it’s been their Goal for over 100 years. Starting with Woodrow Wilson.

Behind The Lines in N.J.

Woodrow Wilson, another spawned in NJ POS.

Behind The Lines in N.J.

The NJ AG and his DEMOCRAT cohorts, led by the carpetbagger Phil Murphy, have every right to expect success from their tactic of laying extreme bullshit on the time proven overwhelming moronic electorate of the Soprano State; EXCEPT this time around defenders of the 2A in NJ, [and the USA], have Bruen to reverse their century old playing field monopoly of making the law abiding citizen show burden-of-proof. Of course the SCOTUS Bruen victory/decision is WHOLLY CONTINGENT on the existence of our society maintaining itself as one that operates within the confines of constitutional lawfulness. As things stand today that… Read more »