Articles Tagged 'firearms'
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
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
Virginia House passes Dems’ gun reform laws 10 days after protests
The Virginia House of Delegates passed seven Democratic gun reform laws 10 days after large protests at the state capital over the proposed measures.
The… READ MORE
State senator on Virginia House advancing gun control bills after protest
Amanda Chase, a Republican state senator in Virginia, reacted on Sunday to the fact that Democrats in the Virginia House are advancing a package of… READ MORE
Abortion pills, gun control and roadkill: New California laws Gavin Newsom just signed
And the sun sets on the California Capitol’s 2019 legislative year.
Gov. Gavin Newsom crossed the finish line of his first session as governor on… READ MORE
Some Florida teachers can now carry guns inside the classroom
Starting Tuesday, a controversial law will allow some teachers in Florida to carry guns inside the classroom. The bill was initially passed in response to… READ MORE
‘I’m getting very angry’: Pelosi lashes out at reporter over gun control
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out near the Capitol on Wednesday after a reporter asked her a question about pending gun control legislation.
Regarding whether… READ MORE
NRA sues San Francisco over ‘domestic terrorist organization’ declaration
The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against San Francisco Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization.”… READ MORE
Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday raised concern about private firearm sales but didn’t commit to crack down on them… READ MORE