Gun Laws

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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Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, a Democrat who just celebrated his fourth inauguration, contends the city’s firearms ordinances “do not conflict with any state gun regulations.” (Photo: Jackson’s twitter account) A previous ruling that found the city’s gun offender registry and extensive local ordinances on firearms were unconstitutional was upheld Wednesday by the Ohio Supreme
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Newly-installed Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans last week to reverse a policy of outgoing Gov. Chris Christie that allowed more people to carry guns legally in New Jersey. Murphy, flanked by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and addressing a crowd of gun control advocates last Friday, said that Christie’s previous guidance was wrong for
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The ATF closed the public comment period on bump stocks as it prepares to reexamine the device’s classification under federal law. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives closed the public comment period on bump stocks Thursday as the agency prepares to re-examine the controversial device’s classification under federal law.
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Got an hunting shotgun sitting in the closet but no hunting trips planned? A target pistol you’ve grown bored of? Or a rifle you didn’t want but bought anyway? Why not sell it to us? We’re buying guns! This week, Minnesota-based Guns.com launched an innovative new program along with functionality — We Buy Guns —
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Lee Goodman, a Chicago native who heads Peaceful Communities, protesting on the sidewalk outside the Sands Expo during SHOT Show on Jan. 24, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Dozens of armed security guards were dispatched at the entrance of the Sands Expo to break up the protest of the gun industry’s annual trade show — the
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Cody Wilson holds the world’s first 3D printed handgun, The Liberator. (Photo: AP Photo/Austin American Statesman, Jay Janner) The Supreme Court turned down its chance to weigh-in on regulations for 3-D printed firearms — for now. The high court announced its decision Jan. 8, sending Defense Distributed v. State back to the western district of
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