Students Prohibited from Wearing Pro-Gun T-Shirts Can Move Forward with Claims
Two students who were prohibited from wearing pro-gun t-shirts in school can now move forward with their First Amendment claims after a federal judge found that the shirts were protected speech.
Parents of Two High School Students Sue Over Right to Wear Gun T-Shirts in Class
The lawsuit argues that the students’ shirts do not advocate for violent or illegal use of firearms, but are meant to express support for “the value to society of personal possession of arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.”
A Federal Appeals Court Declines to Revive 3D Guns Lawsuit
On January 21st, a three-panel judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to revive a lawsuit that would allow the publication of plans to make 3D guns. The lawsuit was originally filed in 2015 by Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, after the State Department ordered it to remove plans for a 3D-printed pistol from its website.