Gov. Sandoval signs Nevada gun reform bill into law

Chris Eger for reports: With the stroke of a pen this week, Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) made law a measure to reform concealed carry rights and expand castle doctrine in the state. ….The measure, SB 175, now law, expands the protections of Nevada’s castle... Read More
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Sisters aim to aid D.C. businesses wary of concealed handguns

Andrea Noble for The Washington Times reports: A pair of D.C. sisters angered by recent court rulings that allow gun owners to carry concealed pistols in the District are looking to profit from a venture that educates businesses about the loosened firearms restrictions. Through their... Read More
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FPC Files Opposition to Anti-Gun California Assembly Bill 1134

California Assembly Bill 1134, an anti-gun proposal authored by Democratic Assemblyman Mark Stone of Santa Cruz, is awaiting consideration in the Senate Committee on Public Safety after being passed by the Assembly on April 16. Your Firearms Policy Coalition filed a letter of opposition (read it HERE)... Read More
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New York Mets dress like prison inmates to promote gun control

Sometimes a public demonstration can backfire on its proponents. Kit Daniels for reports: Nearly every player on the New York Mets baseball team dressed in orange like prison inmates to promote gun control, the political movement that would practically turn Americans into a disarmed... Read More
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Dems introduce bills for smart gun mandate, CDC gun violence research

Chris Eger for reports: Kicking off the first annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Sen. Edward J. Markey, Mass., and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, N.Y. recycled gun control proposals that tanked last session. Resurrected are the Handgun Trigger Safety Act, which mandates a move to... Read More
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The Hill: Republicans aim to use DOJ funding bill to push gun riders

Tim Devaney for The Hill reports: Lawmakers are bracing for a showdown on Capitol Hill over gun provisions in a bill to fund the Justice Department (DOJ). House Republicans are seeking to roll back a number of controversial gun regulations from the Obama administration, but... Read More
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FPC Submits Floor Alert Opposition Letter on Anti-Gun California Senate Bill 347

California Senate Bill 347, a gun control measure authored by Assembly member Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara, could face a floor vote in the Senate as early as tomorrow morning. Yesterday, your Firearms Policy Coalition filed a “floor alert” letter of opposition to Senate Bill 347, urging members... Read More
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Kansas Senate OKs bill limiting local government authority over gun sellers

Dion Lefler for The Wichita Eagle reports: The Kansas Senate advanced a bill Monday to limit local government control over gun sellers. The bill also would allow convicted former juveniles to obtain concealed-weapons permits. Supporters characterized it as a cleanup bill to fix what they... Read More

NY Mets joins Michael Bloomberg, Rahm Emanuel in anti-gun campaign

Paul Bedard for the Washington Examiner reports: The New York Mets have become the first sports team to join the nationwide anti-gun campaign, aligning with celebrities like Piers Morgan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to back today’s National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Sponsored by the... Read More
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The Hill: Intern arrested for allegedly bringing gun to House office building

Ben Kamiser for The Hill reports: Capitol police arrested an intern for Kansas Rep. Lynn Jenkins, a top member of the Republican conference, on Monday morning for allegedly bringing an unloaded handgun into the Longworth House Office Building. Police said they found the weapon, an... Read More