Gun politics
A federal appeals court has opened the way to block a California law that bans gun ads aimed at children, saying it went too far in restricting lawful speech.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’d welcome a fight after announcing an emergency order to suspend the right to publicly carry guns around Albuquerque.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public in and around Albuquerque has drawn an immediate court challenge Saturday from a gun-rights group.
A newly proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit St. Louis and other Missouri cities from cracking down on guns.
The Biden administration is proposing a new rule that would require thousands more firearms dealers to run background checks.
Purchases of firearms, ammunition and a wide range of hunting supplies are exempt from state sales tax beginning Friday as part of the Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday.
A school shooting that frightened students and left one faculty member dead at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has galvanized gun safety advocates.
Republican and independent support for gun restrictions is slipping a year after Congress passed the most comprehensive firearms safety legislation in decades with bipartisan support.
The second day of Tennessee’s special legislative session has been filled with emotional and chaotic scenes in which Republican lawmakers largely ignored calls to address gun control.
Tennessee lawmakers are convening a special session this week that highlights the divergent response states are taking to a spate of mass shootings.
Tennessee lawmakers gaveled in for a special session stemming from a shooting at a Nashville elementary school that left six dead, including three young children.
Another rapid-fire gun device that is worrying federal government officials is being put to the test in lawsuits in New York City and Texas.
Tennessee’s GOP-dominant Legislature will soon return to the state Capitol months after a deadly school shooting.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law banning firearms advertising that officials determine produces a public safety threat or appeals to children, militants or others who might later use the weapons illegally.
A federal appeals court has ruled that drug users shouldn’t automatically be banned from having guns, marking the latest sign of upheaval in the nation’s firearm legal landscape and raising questions about a law cited in the case against Hunter Biden.
Gun safety groups are joining together to endorse President Joe Biden in 2024, as the president continues to push for stricter gun laws as a major part of his political platform that was all but unthinkable for Democrats even a few years ago.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is highlighting her public safety platform in a bid to help Democrats retake control of the House.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has unveiled a sweeping list of public safety issues he wants lawmakers to address during an upcoming special session.
A federal judge has blocked Colorado from enforcing a new law raising the age to purchase a gun from 18 to 21. U.S.
Fargo is suing the state of North Dakota over a new law that bans zoning ordinances related to guns and ammunition, continuing a clash over local gun control.
A federal judge has rejected a request to temporarily block Connecticut’s landmark 2013 gun control law passed after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting until a gun rights group’s lawsuit against the statute has concluded.
Tennessee Reps. Justin Pearson and Justin Jones have reclaimed their legislative seats after they were expelled for involvement in a gun control protest on the House floor.
Gov. Bill Lee wouldn’t say whether his proposal to keep firearms away from dangerous people has enough support inside Tennessee’s Republican-dominant Statehouse to survive the upcoming special legislative session.
A U.S. judge is considering whether to temporarily stop Hawaii from enforcing a new state law that prohibits carrying a gun on beaches and other locations deemed sensitive.
Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has signed a decree tightening restrictions on civilian access to guns in Brazil, in a move aimed at reversing the pro-firearms policies of his right-wing predecessor Jair Bolsonaro.
Tennessee state Reps. Justin Pearson and Justin Jones have raised more than $2 million combined after Republican lawmakers abruptly expelled the Democrats this spring for their gun control protest on the House floor.
A federal judge has ruled Oregon’s voter-approved gun control measure — one of the toughest in the nation — is constitutional. U.S.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Organizers warned at an annual gun rights rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol on Monday that with a slim Democratic majority in the House, there could be more attempts to pass gun control measures, weeks after Democrats narrowly advanced the first gun control legislation in year
Colorado’s governor has signed four gun control bills five months after a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub.
Chances are shrinking fast for a key gun-control proposal to make it out of the Tennessee Legislature.