Civil Action No. 4:22-cv-00691-O.

659 F.Supp.3d 736 (2023)

Jennifer VANDERSTOK, et al., Plaintiffs, v. BLACKHAWK MANUFACTURING GROUP INC., et al., Intervenor Plaintiffs, v. Merrick Garland, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, N.D. Texas, Fort Worth Division.

Signed March 2, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

R. Brent Cooper , Benjamin David Passey , Cooper & Scully PC, Dallas, TX, Cody J. Wisniewski , Pro Hac Vice, Firearms Policy Coalition Inc., Las Vegas, NV, Erin M. Erhardt , Kaitlyn D. Schiraldi , Pro Hac Vice, Mountain States Legal Foundation, Lakewood, CO, for Plaintiffs.

Brian Daniel Poe , Brian D. Poe Attorney PLLC, Fort Worth, TX, Joseph Christopher Amrhein, Jr. , Pro Hac Vice, Michael J. Sullivan , Pro Hac Vice, Nathan P. Brennan , Pro Hac Vice, Ashcroft Law Firm, LLC, Boston, MA, for Intervenor Plaintiff Blackhawk Manufacturing Group Inc.

Charles Flores , Nicholas M. Bruno , Beck Redden LLP, Houston, TX, Zachary Nelson , Latham & Watkins LLP, Houston, TX, for Intervenor Plaintiffs Defense Distributed, Second Amendment Foundation Inc.

Daniel M. Riess , Jeremy S.B. Newman , Martin M. Tomlinson , Taisa M. Goodnature , DOJ-Civ, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, Washington, DC, for Defendants Merrick Garland, United States Department of Justice, Steven Dettelbach, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

Barbara Mack Harding , Pro Hac Vice, Jennifer L. Swize , Pro Hac Vice, Joseph J. Kiessling , Pro Hac Vice, Megan Elizabeth Ball , Pro Hac Vice, Jones Day, Washington, DC, Rebecca Wernicke Anthony , Jones Day, Dallas, TX, Angela Ashley Korge , Jones Day, Miami, FL, for Amici Gun Owners for Safety, Jason Perry, Ryan Busse, Jonathan Gold, Steven Kling, Scott Spreier.

Daniel Joseph Grooms , Pro Hac Vice, Matthew Khoi Nguyen , Pro Hac Vice, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC, Adam Menke Katz , Pro Hac Vice, Rachel Hannah Alpert , Pro Hac Vice, Cooley LLP, Boston, MA, for Amici Brady United Against Gun Violence, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, March for Our Lives.

William Bennett Thompson , Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Dallas, TX, Caroline S. Van Zile , Pro Hac Vice, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, for Amici District of Columbia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin.

John R. Hardin , Perkins Coie LLP, Dallas, TX, Arthur S. Greenspan , David B. Massey , Jacob J. Taber , Lee S. Richards , Rachel S. Mechanic , Rebecca L. Salk , Perkins Coie LLP, New York, NY, Clarissa R. Olivares , Perkins Coie LLP, Palo Alto, CA, for Amicus Prosecutors Against Gun Violence.

James L. Shea , City Solicitor, Baltimore, MD, for Amicus City of Baltimore, MD.

Adam Cederbaum , Boston, MA, for Amicus City of Boston, MA.

Howard G. Rifkin , Hartford, CT, for Amicus City of Hartford, CT.

Michael N. Feuer , Los Angeles City Attorney, Los Angeles, CA, for Amicus City of Los Angeles, CA.

Celia Meza , City of Chicago, Department of Law, Chicago, IL, for Amicus City of Chicago, IL.

Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix , Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY, for Amicus City of New York, NY.

Barbara J. Doseck , City of Dayton, Ohio, Dayton, OH, for Amicus City of Dayton, OH.

Ann Davison , Seattle, WA, for Amicus City of Seattle, WA.

Zachary M. Klein , City of Columbus, Department of Law, Columbus, OH, for Amicus City of Columbus, OH.

Barbara J. Parker , Oakland City Attorney's Office, Oakland, CA, for Amicus Oakland City Attorney's Office.

Diana P. Cortes , City of Philadelphia Law Department, Villanova, PA, for Amicus City of Philadelphia, PA.

Jeffrey Dana , Providence, RI, for Amicus City of Providence, RI.

Linda S. Kingsley , City of Rochester, Rochester, NY, for Amicus City of Rochester, NY.

David Chiu , San Francisco, CA, for Amicus City and County of San Francisco, CA.

Nora Frimann , City of San Jose, California, San Jose, CA, for Amicus City of San Jose, CA.

Joe D. Gonzales , Bexar County Crimincal District Attorney, San Antonio, TX, for Amicus Bexar County Criminal District Attorney.

John C. Creuzot , Law Office of John Creuzot, Dallas, TX, for Amicus Dallas County Criminal District Attorney.

Jose P. Garza , Travis County District Attorney, Austin, TX, for Amicus Travis County District Attorney.

Susan R. Katzoff , Syracuse, NY, for Amicus City of Syracuse, NY.


Before the Court is Intervenor Plaintiffs Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation, Inc.'s Motion for Preliminary Injunction (ECF No...

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