A quick-acting father and an alert neighbor helped thwart an attempted kidnapping and armed home invasion robbery Tuesday night in Florida
Lawyers are set to ask the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school massacre.
In late 2006, a database was set up to track firearms owners and cross-reference those names with criminal and mental-health records to identify individuals “who have been, or will become, prohibited from possessing a firearm subsequent to the legal acquisition or registration of a firearm or assault weapon.”
Before the Texas church shooter encountered any police officers, he was run off a highway and dead. He had been shot and chased by two private citizens who took it upon themselves to respond to a heinous crime when no one with a badge was anywhere to be found.
When it comes to political opinions, McGraw and Hill have stuck their neck out more than most country stars, who are often tight-lipped about the subject.In 2008, McGraw expressed his support for Barack Obama, telling People Magazine, “It’s innate in me to be a blue-dog democrat.”
As a result of your activism and a joint-opposition letter submitted on behalf of NRA and CRPA highlighting the flaws of the ordinance, the Town Manager requested the Council pull the ordinance. The Council ultimately agreed, but is expected to reconsider the proposal early next year.
The San Carlos City Council has placed on its agenda (starting on page 608) for Monday, November 13th, City Council meeting, an urgency ordinance to consider imposing a moratorium to block new gun stores from opening in the City.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in a 2-1 decision in the combined cases of Wrenn v. D.C. and Grace v. D.C., rejected these flimsy rationalizations and ruled that “the individual right to carry common firearms beyond the home for self-defense—even in densely populated areas, even for those lacking special self-defense needs—falls within the core of the Second Amendment’s protections.”
We recently discussed the selection of input variables for statistical modeling and how such choices can alter one’s findings. New research published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology examines how the choice in methodology can alter one’s findings.
Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced S. 2095, which she is calling the Assault Weapons Ban of 2017. The 125-page firearm prohibition fever dream is perhaps the most far-reaching gun ban ever introduced in Congress.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is conducting a legal review of whether the private, personal information of Washington’s Concealed Pistol License holders is subject to public disclosure under the state’s Public Records Act.
On Tuesday, November 14, at 7:00PM, the Standish Town Council will be holding their monthly meeting. The agenda includes a discussion of a long-term land lease agreement of town property for the expansion of range operations with the Standish Fish & Game Club.
Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives adjourned and the Senate adjourned today. Thanks to your efforts in contacting your legislators, they will go home without bringing up Senate Bills 333 and 1657 for votes.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has reintroduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of massacres in a Texas church on Sunday and during an outdoor concert in Las Vegas last month.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, both of Connecticut, were the lead co-sponsors along with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
The Internet showed no mercy on USA Today this week after it used a story on the Sutherland Springs massacre to warn of “chainsaw bayonet” modifications to AR-15 rifles.
Two days after a mass shooting at a Texas church, Democratic lawmakers failed Tuesday to force a vote on legislation establishing a select committee on preventing gun violence.
A Michigan legislative committee has voted to let people with extra training carry guns inside churches, schools and other places now off limits.
On Tuesday, November 7th, Assembly Bill 455 passed through the Wisconsin state Senate with a vote of 21-12, continuing efforts to build upon the success of the safe and successful mentored hunting program that Wisconsin has had since 2009. Assembly Bill 455 previously passed through the Wisconsin Assembly with a vote of 57-32 last week, and now heads to Governor Scott Walker’s desk for his approval.
Next Friday, November 17th, the state House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a work session on firearms at 10:00am in Hearing Room A of the John L. O’Brien Building in Olympia. The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Representative Laurie Jinkins (D-27th LD), will be hearing invited testimony on current firearm laws in Washington and an overview of different types of firearms.