Articles Tagged '2nd Amendment'
New York background checks for gun purchases spiked 121% in June: Report
FBI background checks for gun purchases in New York in June more than doubled from a year ago, according to a new report.
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Florida sees rise in background checks for gun purchases
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — More Floridians are considering buying guns, according to state records that show a dramatic rise in the number of background… READ MORE
Assault weapons ban won’t be on Florida ballot. Supreme Court deems wording misleading
A proposal to ban assault weapons in Florida was rejected by the state Supreme Court on Thursday, with a majority of justices ruling that the… READ MORE
Gun rights advocates spark outrage by hanging effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear at protest
Democratic and Republican leaders denounced gun rights supporters for hanging an effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear from a tree outside the state capitol building… READ MORE
Maryland Governor Vetoes Ban on Private Rifle, Shotgun Sales
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) vetoed legislation Thursday that would have banned the private sale of rifles and shotguns throughout the state.
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Judge tosses California law requiring background checks for ammunition
A federal judge blocked a California gun law on Thursday that required people to undergo a background check before purchasing ammunition.
U.S. District Judge Roger… READ MORE
Suit filed over Sandy Hook-inspired law limiting gun rounds
HARTFORD, Conn. — Gun rights supporters are suing Connecticut officials over part of a 2013 state gun control law passed after the Sandy Hook Elementary… READ MORE
Virginia assault weapon ban fails after moderate Democrats break with party to reject it
Virginia’s effort to ban the sale of assault weapons was rejected by state lawmakers, including four Democrats who joined Republicans in voting down the measure.… READ MORE
Virginia House approves ‘assault weapons’ ban
Virginia lawmakers narrowly passed a proposed measure to ban the sale of assault-style weapons Tuesday as Democrats continue to advocate for a series of gun… READ MORE
Virginia Senate blocks another Northam-backed gun bill
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate blocked one of Gov. Ralph Northam’s top gun-control bills Monday, adding to the list of measures the Democratic… READ MORE