Gun owners received disappointing news on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that effectively let stand California’s “may-issue” permitting regime. The upshot of this decision is that law-abiding Californians in many areas of the state will be effectively denied the right to “bear” arms in public for self-defense.
Authorities are searching for the man who attempted to rob a Brooklyn gun shop Wednesday morning, only to get shot by the shop owner. The suspect was believed to be hit, as he left a trail of blood behind, but police have, thus far, been unable to locate him.
Tomorrow, July 1, the provisions of House File 517, go into effect. Thanks to your active involvement last session, this bill was signed by Governor Branstad on April 23, 2017. HF 517 marks a step forward in protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Iowans across the Hawkeye State.
In January, President Donald Trump tweeted that he’d “send in the Feds!” to Chicago, citing the city’s miserable statistics on shootings.Well, his administration did just that.On Thursday, authorities confirmed that about 20 additional agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have been sent to Chicago to combat gun violence here.
Many California firearm owners were given a reprieve Thursday from making a tough decision after a federal judge temporarily blocked a key provision of the state’s gun control laws approved last year in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attack.
California's efforts to strengthen what already are some of the nation's strictest gun laws took two blows this week, the latest coming when a federal judge blocked a law set to take effect Saturday that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines.
The fee to apply or renew concealed weapons permits in Florida is going down $5.Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam — whose agency is in charge of concealed carry permits — announced the change Thursday.
It happened again...this time, on a warm summer morning at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. A deranged Bernie Sanders supporter took it upon himself to open fire upon Republican members of Congress, leaving several severely wounded in his wake. And Univision anchor Jorge Ramos wasted no time in reeling off yet another screed in support of gun control.
Seminole County Tax Collector, Joel Greenberg, has announced that he is authorizing his employees to carry their firearms openly while at work.
U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 1972 Policy Statement on Handgun Control
Today, attorneys for the California Rifle & Pistol Association, supported by the National Rifle Association, obtained an important injunction in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, a federal lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against standard capacity magazines. The injunction prevents California from enforcing the recently enacted ban against the mere possession of magazines capable of holding more than ten rounds, while the case is pending.
The Oregon Legislature is in the final days of session with the constitutional sine die adjournment on July 10th.
Police said a teenager shot and killed a man Monday as he attempted to break into the teen’s apartment in DeKalb County, Georgia. Malik Hyatt, 19, told police he heard someone banging on the door of his apartment and trying to kick it in early Monday morning. Hyatt said he looked through the peephole and saw a man he did not know with something by his side. He told his 22-year-old sister to go to her room, grabbed a gun and shot through the door twice.
A man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an attempted robbery led to a shooting, according to Sgt. Shelton with Birmingham Police. The incident took place on the 1300 block of Pike Road, where the suspect was shot three times in the course of allegedly committing the robbery and taken to Princeton Hospital, according to police. At this time, there is no one in custody. WIAT will bring you more details as they emerge.
This Saturday, July 1, House Bill 508/Senate Bill 445, sponsored by state Senator John Stevens and state Representative William Lamberth, is scheduled to go into effect.
An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns.
Tacoma has dropped its ban on stun guns, like Tasers, meaning people can now legally buy, sell, carry, manufacture and own them within city limits.The City Council voted to repeal the ban on Tuesday.
Nearly a third of the country, a total of 18 states, allows adults to carry a loaded gun on school grounds, with certain permissions. But ever since the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead, some states have pushed for safety training initiatives for teachers to learn how to properly fire a weapon and prevent any threats to the classroom.
Yesterday, the Pennsylvania the State Senate passed an amended version of Senate Bill 383 with a 28-22 vote.
Anti-gun groups are bombarding Senators with text messages, emails and phone calls, urging them to support H.5510a/S.405.