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Guns.com: South Carolina Senate Sends Firearms Retention Bill to Governor
South Carolina lawmakers passed a bill last week that will ensure individuals filing for bankruptcy will not have to forfeit all of their firearms.
AP: Bill to Ban Local Gun Laws Likely Dead for Year in Nebraska
The bill would have prohibited local governments from gun ownership, possession and transportation. Law enforcement groups and some urban senators say Omaha and Lincoln need different laws because of higher crime.
Guns.com: Texas Constitutional Carry Bills ‘All but Dead’ this Session
Stickland places the blame for the bills stagnation on several things, but called out GOP bosses in the chamber for not voting HB 375 out of committee and dragging their feet on moving HB 1911 to the floor.
Breitbart: Counties with Highest Murder Rates Among Lowest in Gun Ownership
A study conducted by the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) shows that U.S. counties with the highest murder rates are among those with the lowest rates of gun ownership.
Las Vegas Review Journal: Proposed Ban on Guns in Libraries Irks 2nd Amendment Supporters
The bill applies to the open carry of firearms; current law allows public libraries to prohibit concealed firearms, Denis said. The Las Vegas Democrat stressed the bill allows libraries to develop their own policies on firearms and does not outright ban them.
FPC Applauds WA Gov. Inslee’s Signing of SB 5552 Gun Law Reform Bill
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) applauded Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s approval of Senate Bill 5552 today, which was passed by the state legislature on a unanimous vote. Prior to passage, the bill was amended to include new FPC-supported exemptions to I-594 transfer restrictions for law-abiding gun owners.
Houston Chronicle: Texas Senate Votes to Let Teachers Keep Guns in their Cars
The Texas Senate approved a bill would allow teachers and school employees keep firearms in their vehicles parked on campus Monday, however critics said they worry about the dangers of keeping guns near children.
Guns.com: Bill Introduced to Mandate Only ‘Smart’ Handguns to Be Made Within 5 Years
A New York Democrat has introduced a measure to the U.S. House which would require the sale of handguns with authorized user technology.
Baltimore Sun: Guns for Bail? Baltimore City Council Considers It
On Monday, the City Council took up a resolution that would lend its support to the idea. The council will consider the measure as the city scrambles to contain a surge in gun violence that has killed 118 people this year and wounded 200 more, and has city officials leaning on the federal government for help.
STOP the Anti-Gun Brady/Baker Act
They think you’re stupid, and that you don’t know that guns are "dangerous" when you go to purchase one. Baker’s childish AB 1525 seeks to force gun manufacturers and dealers to put warning labels on guns and signs around their stores. This is in addition to literally dozens of other warning signs that are on the premises.
Guns.com: Gun and Knife Reform Bill Signed into Law in Georgia
Deal approved the proposal, HB 292, which makes a host of changes to the Peachtree State’s gun and knife laws on Monday along with a host of other bills without comment. The measure passed the House 110-49 and the Senate 37-16 in March and had been on Deal’s desk since April 5.
A Gun Control Proposal so Bad that Gun Grabbers Agree with Us!
Gun buyback programs have been tried - and have failed - over and over and over again. The failure of these programs to do ANYTHING to prevent crime is noted by publications such as USA Today and Everytown-funded The Trace.
Lifezette: Fabio’s Advice to Americans: ‘Don’t Ever Give Up Your Guns’
He added, "The day you give up your weapon in the United States, the United States is going to be history."
MLive: Bill Would Eliminate Michigan Pistol Registration Mandate
Chatfield's house bill 4554 would make that last step optional, and eliminate the $250 fine for not registering. It would also allow people who have already registered to request the Michigan State Police remove their information from the registry.
Guns.com: Florida Lawmakers Send ‘Stand Your Ground’ Reform to Governor
The measure clarifies that the government, not the accused, has the burden of proof in a “stand your ground” immunity hearing, which supporters of the effort felt should have been the case all along.
San Diego Union Tribune: California Law that Lets Cops Buy 'Off-Roster' Guns Expanded to Include More in Law Enforcement
The search and letter have shined a light on a little-known provision of the state’s gun control measures that allows peace officers to buy weapons the general public can’t.
Washington Examiner: Obama is 'Most Frustrated' He Couldn't Pass Gun Control
Despite national anger following mass shootings throughout his two terms, Obama was unable to convince Congress to pass legislation that would change those policies, including enhancing background checks and not selling firearms at gun shows and other venues.
The Anti-Gunner Dystopian Vision of American Gun Rights Lies in Mexico
For a glimpse into the future of gun sales in America if anti-gun elitists get their way, one only needs to look south at our neighbors in Mexico.
AP: Kansas Lawmakers Advance Bill to Keep Guns Out of Hospitals
The Senate Ways and Means Committee approved a bill Thursday that would give the facilities a permanent exemption from a 2013 gun-rights law
AJC.com: Breaking: Georgia Governor Signs Campus Gun Measure
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure Thursday that would allow college students and others to carry concealed weapons on campus, despite vetoing similar legislation last year amid an uproar from gun control advocates.
Washington Times: Gabby Giffords, Congressional Dems Rally Gun-Control Activists on Capitol Hill
Gun control activists acknowledge they’re going to have to play defense in Washington against a government dominated by Republicans, but they insisted Wednesday that the politics of the issue are moving in their direction nationally.
Guns.com: Maine Campus Carry Bill Draws Strong Support and Opposition
A bill that would allow lawful gun owners with concealed carry permits to carry firearms on Maine public college campuses has drawn strong support and opposition.
AP: Tennessee House OKs Bill to Let People Use Silencers on Guns
The House's 74-18 vote Monday evening sends the bill to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The Senate approved the bill in a 28-1 vote last month.
CA AG Becerra Celebrates First 100 Days with his 60th Press Release
Meanwhile California gun owners still await Prop 63 & Gunpocalypse firearms regulations.