Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC)

  • November 30, 2012
  • a 501(c)4 grassroots, non-partisan, public benefit organization.
The purposes and objectives of Firearms Policy Coalition are:
    • To protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the People’s rights, privileges and immunities deeply rooted in this Nation’s history and tradition, especially the inalienable, fundamental, and individual right to keep and bear arms;
    • To protect, defend, and advance the means and methods by which the People of the United States may exercise those rights, including, but not limited to, the acquisition, collection, transportation, exhibition, carry, care, use, and disposition of arms for all lawful purposes, including, but not limited to, self-defense, hunting, and service in the appropriate militia for the common defense of the Republic and the individual liberty of its citizens;
    • To foster and promote the shooting sports and all lawful uses of arms; and
    • To foster and promote awareness of, and public engagement in, all of the above.

Firearms Policy Coalition
970 Reserve Drive, Suite 111
Roseville, CA 95678

Brandon Combs

– Dec 2012 Founded Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC)
–  https://www.firearmspolicy.org/


Craig DeLuz

Jimenez Arms

California, Nevada

  • August 2004 Paul Jimenez, bought the bankrupt Bryco Arms
  • reopened in Costa Mesa, California
  • August 30, 2006 moved to Henderson, Nevada
  • one of the “Ring of Fire” Manufacturers
  • 2020 Kansas City, Missouri sued the company
  • February 2020 filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy

Jimenez Arms
7380 Eastgate Rd #150
Henderson, NV 89011



since 1997
California, Missouri

  • 1991 importers/distributors as Bauska, Action Arms and Magnum Research
  • the US-based subsidiary of Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod the Czech firearms manufacturer
  • 1997 CZ-USA headquarters Initially based in Oakhurst, California
  • 1998 moved to Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2005 bought Dan Wesson Firearms based in Norwich, New York
  • CZ-USA’s custom shop in Warsaw, Missouri
  • president of CZ-USA is Alice Poluchova

P.O. Box 171073
Kansas City, KS 66117



Claridge Hi-Tech

1990 – 1993
Northridge, California

  • 1990 Joe and Gail Claridge bought 50% of Goncz Armament, Inc
    – Gail Claridge an interior decorator
    – Joe an ex policeman
  • They rebramnded the guns
  • incorporated Claridge Hi-Tec, Inc. in Northridge, California
  • Changes to the Goncz design include:
    – adding the bolt hold back
    – included after market cheep magazines
    – pipe receiver with silver soldered plug to hold the barrel
  • five models of the Hi-Tec pistols and three models of the Hi-Tec rifles
  • put out business by Lajos John Goncz

Lorcin Engineering

established in 1989
Mira Loma, California

  • 1989 established by Jim Waldorf in Mira Loma, California
  • one of the “Ring of Fire” Manufacturers
  • 1993 the number one pistol manufacturer in the United States
    – produced 341,243 guns
  • 1996 filed for bankruptcy
    -18 pending product liability, personal injury, and wrongful death lawsuits
  • 1997 emerged from bankruptcy
  • 1998 closed
  • 1999 Waldorf started Standard Arms in Reno, Nevada

Lorcin Engineering