Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tried to walk a tightrope. He failed.
Who voted for and against the Toomey-Manchin universal background check compromise measure.
Wednesday, the US Senate defeated the “compromise” background check amendment seen as key to passing President Obama’s gun control bill.
United States Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey unveil details of The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act, their “compromise” agreement regarding universal background checks.
A bill proposed in the Indiana Legislature would require every public or charter school in the state to have at least one designated school “protection” officer on campus, with a weapon, at all times. And if schools can’t afford a police officer, it can arm a teacher, principal or other employee.
The Connecticut House passed a comprehensive set of gun control reforms early Thursday morning, including universal background checks, magazine capacity bans, and an expanded assault weapons ban.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Maryland law that only allowed handguns to be carried in public by persons found by law enforcement to have a “good and substantial reason” to do so.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper today joined California and Rhode Island by signing into law a bill that calls for universal background checks on private and online gun sales. House Bill 1224, also signed, places a ban on sales of high-capacity magazines.
A proposal that would keep the mentally ill from owning guns was introduced this month by South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. “I believe that the best way to interrupt the shooter is to have a mental health system that actually records and enters into the database people who should not be able to buy a […]
Senate bill dedicated to preventing a federal shutdown would make four long-standing gun protections permanent, block ATF from requiring dealer inventories.
Colorado’s laws restrict out-of-state residents from carrying loaded weapons in public unless they have concealed carry licenses from states which share reciprocity with Colorado. The case revolved around whether or not visitors to the state enjoyed a “broad right” to carry concealed weapons, and if Colorado law violated the Second Amendment. Brady Center lawyers successfully […]
The Alaska Supreme court unanimously reversed a Juneau trial court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a victim’s family against the gun dealer who supplied the weapon which killed the victim.
ProPublica just launched a detailed, animated infographic showing where Representatives in the House and Senators in the Senate stand on gun violence and gun control issues.
The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms