The shooting massacre in February at a Florida high school has unleashed a plethora of what experts say are questionable statistics that stoke confusion regarding gun violence in America.
The decision came after a brief discussion among City Council members Tuesday night as they considered tweaks to the ordinance outlawing the sale and possession of assault weapons, bump stocks and high-capacity magazines. Boulder, the council and several city officials are being sued in two separate cases challenging the measure.
Area sheriffs say they won't change how they handle security and don't anticipate problems or additional expenses related to the state Supreme Court's ruling that people with enhanced concealed-carry licenses can take their guns into courthouses.
The Judiciary Committee sent five bills to the full House on Tuesday.
Gov. Cuomo said Tuesday he doesn’t expect any more major pieces of legislation to pass this year, including his own proposal to allow cops, family members and school employees to “flag” gun owners who could be a danger to themselves or others.
Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, has decided to throw his political clout and personal fortune behind the Democratic campaign to take control of the House of Representatives this year, directing aides to spend tens of millions of dollars in an effort to expel Republicans from power. Mr. Bloomberg — a political independent who has championed left-of-center policies on gun control, immigration and the environment — has approved a plan to pour at least $80 million into the 2018 election, with the bulk of that money going to support Democratic congressional candidates, advisers to Mr. Bloomberg said.
This morning, the House Judiciary Committee continued its push for gun control by passing House Bill 1872, legislation which would ban many firearm accessories.
On Monday, the National Rifle Association posted a meme encouraging its members to carry their firearm. Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts instantly took the tweet to mean that a man was now running the gun rights group's social media accounts. Why? Because what woman would willingly encourage women to "gain weight?"
On Wednesday, June 20th the Saratoga City Council will hold a public meeting to discuss a proposed ordinance that would require the mandatory lock storage of firearms in the home and reporting within 48 hours of any lost or stolen firearms.
Today, Senate Bill 163 was defeated for the second time this session when the gun ban legislation failed to garner enough votes to be brought to the floor for consideration.
Pennsylvania: House Committee Passes Firearm Confiscation Orders - Schedules Additional Gun Control for Tomorrow
Today, the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee passed House Bill 2227, legislation that creates so-called “extreme risk protection orders” whereby a hearing would be held, firearms would be seized and constitutional rights suspended with little to no due process.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday asked for more efforts to address the thorny issue of regulating and controlling small arms.
Global survey shows more than 1 billion small arms in world, mostly owned by civilians and mostly in the U.S.
There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday.
Now, the Pennsylvania House is taking its first votes on a series of bills aimed at preventing mass shootings here.
Backers of a gun control proposal aimed for November’s ballot got some unexpected help from the Oregon Supreme Court on Monday.
Whitney Wolfe Herd made the decision to ban guns from the app back in March and gave a $100,000 donation to the pro-gun control group March For Our Lives in response to the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Senate Bill 677, previously introduced in the North Carolina state Senate, is now scheduled to be heard in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday, June 20th.
On Wednesday, June 20th, the Kirkland City Council will be holding a town hall meeting to discuss Second Amendment and gun-related issues. According to the City of Kirkland, agenda topics include enforcement of existing firearm laws, firearm safety education, mental health, and supporting state legislation regarding firearms.
The Rhode Island Legislature is looking to wrap up its 2018 legislative session as early as the end of this week.
The group has discussed targeted voter-registration programs with visiting Democrats, as well as the party’s framing of issues ranging from abortion rights to gun control. In one recent meeting, a Midwestern senator sought advice about how to discuss gun control with conservative-leaning voters in his or her state, multiple participants said.