Gun Laws

Medical personnel tend to a victim following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP) Share prices for publicly traded gun makers increased in the wake of a shooting at high school in southern Florida that left at least 17
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People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A shooting at a high school in southern Florida left 17 dead and more than a dozen injured Wednesday, according to local law enforcement. Broward County Sheriff
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy stood behind his pre-election campaign promises on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion with gun control advocates and fellow Democrat, Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald. (Photo: New Jersey Governor’s office) Democrat Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s new governor, made it clear this week he is onboard with turning a number of gun
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ATF associate deputy director and chief operating officer Ronald B. Turk testifying before a Congressional oversight committee in April 2017. (Screenshot: Congress/Youtube) A gun control organization backed by former New York Mayor Micheal Bloomberg is calling for the job of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives employee who authored a paper seen as
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California’s 3rd District Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled that holders of an inexpensive federal license to collect “curio and relic” firearms are not bound by the state’s once-a-month handgun purchase limit. The ruling reversed a Sacramento Superior Court decision and held that the California Department of Justice’s interpretation of state law was flawed when
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City Councilman Paul Krekorian, center, speaking with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on Feb. 6, 2018 in the wake of a seizure of 25 guns from an area man. (Photo: Krekorian’s office) The Los Angeles City Council voted to set up an anonymous tip line promising to pay
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The U.S. Attorney’s office in Nevada filed a motion Wednesday to dismiss the charges against the last four defendants in the “Battle of Bunkerville” trials. The trial for the remaining defendants in the case — Melvin D. Bundy, David H. Bundy, Joseph O’Shaughnessy, and Jason D. Woods — was tentatively set to begin Feb. 26.
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A group of Democrats in the New York Senate, joined by gun control advocates, debuted a new collection of proposed regulations on firearms in the state. (Photo: NY Senate Dems) Democrats in the New York Senate on Tuesday unveiled a host of measures that range from banning bump stocks and expanded waiting periods to establishing
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A Truglo sight display. They’re “ALWAYS READY,” according to the signage.  (Photo: Eve Flanigan/Guns.com) In a recent concealed carry class, I extolled the virtues of night sights, those glorious radioactive accessories, as a worthy consideration for concealment pistols. A young man in the class nudged his wife, then raised his hand. “Are they capable of
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Lawmakers gave their approval last week to a bill lowering the age for concealed weapons to 18 and another to up gun prohibitions on domestic abusers. The measures, HB 2042, which would make a host of changes to the state’s concealed carry laws, passed 76-44 while the domestic abuse bill, HB 2145, saw unanimous support.
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The state’s highest court on Thursday invalidated the Illinois prohibition on possession of a firearm within 1,000 feet of a park. In a unanimous decision handed down in favor of Julio Chairez, who was convicted in 2013 of carrying a gun near a park in Aurora, Illinois, the state Supreme Court said the law itself
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A group shot of the New Hampshire Senate (Photo: NH General Court) The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday kicked a bill that would have outlawed bump stocks in the Granite State back down to committee for more study. The Senate voted 14-9 along party lines to send SB 492, which would make it a misdemeanor to
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