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GOF to Continue the Fight After Federal Judge Refuses to Set Aside Illegal Rule

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Gun Owners Foundation needs your urgent support.

We just had our first setback in our legal battle against the ATF’s “ghost gun” and gun registry expansion rule.

A federal judge – who repeatedly referred to the ATF as the “AFT” – just DENIED our motion for a preliminary injunction.

All the big anti-gunners like Bloomberg and Soros are now hoping that we’ll give up after suffering our first setback now that it’s clear we have an expensive, lengthy legal battle ahead.

But we REFUSE to pack up and go home.

YOUR support will keep us in the fight no matter how long it takes – and allow us to appeal this horrible decision by a judge who can’t even get the ATF’s name right.

You see, this will not be the only setback. Every legal victory we’ve had has come with its setbacks. All that matters is that we stay in the fight until the bitter end. And your support will ensure that we can.

Please make a tax-deductible contribution to Gun Owners Foundation’s Legal Defense Fund so that we can appeal the federal judge’s decision and stay in our legal battle against the ATF.

The ATF rule – known as the so-called “Ghost Gun” rule – also makes it so that EVERY SINGLE firearm transaction record (Form 4473) will eventually end up in a digital searchable database.

But, somehow, that’s NOT a violation of the federal prohibition on gun registries?

Gun Owners Foundation is arguing that the ATF *already* has an unconstitutional database and that this brand new rule just EXPANDED it.

Our motion for a preliminary injunction was intended to stop the August 24th implementation of this unconstitutional rule.

But even though our motion was struck down, our fight goes on. This was a setback and not a defeat. So we will take this battle all the way to the Supreme Court if we must.

And while we fight the ATF, Gun Owners Foundation is also continuing our legal battle against the tyrants in New York who passed a law that requires citizens to disclose their social media activity in order to obtain a concealed carry permit.

If we don’t stop this new form of outrageous gun control, and “nip it in the bud” right now, we will see anti-gun officials imposing these same draconian restrictions all across the country.

GOF just presented our case to a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York this past Tuesday.

We are asking him to grant a preliminary injunction against New York’s enforcement of their draconian concealed carry ban before it goes into effect on September 1.

The judge questioned the attorney representing New York about social media and sensitive locations where concealed carry is banned, and specifically asked about churches and doctors’ offices.

New York’s attorney gave the judge the wrong information – and GOF’s attorney pointed out that those locations could not allow carry under the law.

The judge assured us that he will issue his ruling before the new law goes into effect on September 1.

With anti-gunners on a gun control kick, Gun Owners Foundation needs your help so that we can keep waging our legal battles in defense of your God-given rights.

Please make a tax-deductible contribution to Gun Owners Foundation’s Legal Defense Fund so that we can stay in our legal battle against the ATF after we just had our first setback.

P.S. Here are instances of the federal judge getting the ATF’s name wrong:

A screenshot of a court paper with "ATF" misspelled as "AFT"