Born in Shiro, Texas, Mrs. Jackson moved to San Francisco in 1943 and dedicated her life to improving her community and fighting for the civil rights of all law-abiding citizens for over 50 years
Mrs. Jackson received an honorary doctoral degree in humanities from the Sacramento Theological Seminary in 2012, and just four years prior was recognized by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission for her hard work as a political activist and community leader.
The Jackson case was one of several prominent cases filed across the country in the wake of the landmark Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller. As lead plaintiff, Mrs. Jackson served as the tip of the spear in challenging San Francisco’s draconian locked storage mandate for handguns and its ban on the discharge of firearms. Over twenty-six state Attorney Generals took notice of the Jackson case and filed an amicus …Read the Rest