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Breitbart: President Trump Removes Obama’s Pro-Gun Control Surgeon General
Murthy was confirmed to the position of Surgeon General on December 15, 2014. The lead-up to the confirmation vote on Murthy focused on his “political activism,” particularly his positions on gun control.
Fox News: Chuck Grassley Expects Supreme Court Resignation 'This Summer'
Grassley, R-Iowa, said there was a "rumored" retirement in the offing, though he wouldn't disclose which justice was considering stepping down.
Guns.com: Ducey Signs Law Blocking Gun Tracking Mandates in Arizona
Backers argue that, while there may be a need to utilize such technology in investigations or by gun dealers for inventory control, gun owners shouldn’t’ be forced into using trackable smart guns.
UPDATE: Secret Gun Confiscation Hearing Bill Passed Committee in Nevada
Sen. Julia Ratti’s SB 387, which would allow any law enforcement officer (whether you have ever met them or not) or immediate family member to request a secret court hearing to decide if you should have your firearms rights taken from you, has been amended and passed out of committee.
The Register: 30,000 London Gun Owners Hit by Met Police 'Data Breach'
London gun owners are asking questions of the Metropolitan Police after the force seemingly handed the addresses of 30,000 firearm and shotgun owners to a direct mail marketing agency for a commercial firm's advertising campaign.
Guns.com: Proposal to Arm School Employees Advances to PA Senate
Senate Bill 383, sponsored by Indiana County Republican Sen. Don White, would allow personnel licensed to carry a concealed weapon the authority to do so on school grounds, given the school board permits it and the employee meets certain additional training requirements.
Republican Anti-Gun OR Bill has New Life as "Zombie" Bill
It creates a secret process for obtaining "extreme risk protection orders" prohibiting people from possessing firearms. This will allow for secret court hearings that will be used to determine your Second Amendment rights. This is unacceptable and we CANNOT allow this to stand!
Guns.com: Tennessee Senate Kills Bill Aimed to Reduce Fines for Carrying without Permit
The proposal — Senate Bill 339, sponsored by Republican Sen. Frank Nicely — failed in the Senate Judiciary Committee when a first motion to hear the measure was not followed up by a second.
Breitbart: Strict California Gun Control Impotent to Stop Fresno Attack
When Kori Ali Muhammad allegedly opened fire in Fresno on Tuesday, he not only killed three innocents, but also demonstrated anew that California’s litany of gun control laws poses no hindrance to determined attackers.
US News: Alabama Senate Votes to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit
The legislation has pitted Republican lawmakers and gun enthusiasts against some state law enforcement officers who say the permits are needed for public safety and to help them discern law-abiding citizens from potential crime suspects.
Pro-Gun Washington SB 5552 Heading to Gov's Desk
You may remember that FPC had successfully lobbied to get amendments that would provide an exemption for Licensed Collectors of Curios and Relics from the onerous background check requirements.
Guns.com: Alabama Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Measure
State senators on Tuesday sent legislation to the House that would allow Alabamians to lawfully carry concealed handguns in the state without a permit.
Stop Taxpayer Funded Anti-Gun Propaganda in CA
If SB 536 passes, the DOJ will be empowered with the discretion to deny requests for data from independent researchers. And you know what that means - if the database could possibly show that California’s overbearing laws don’t prevent gun violence, it won’t be shared.
DNAinfo: Ban Guns From Party Buses, Rahm Says After Latest Arrests On Board
Emanuel, speaking to reporters at an unrelated event in Calumet Heights on Monday, said he wants to explore every possible way of keeping guns off the buses — even if officials have to "push the envelope" of their strategy.
WBTW: SC Gov. McMaster Supports Open Carry Bill
"Governor McMaster appreciates the House’s hard work on this bill, believes it is constitutional, and will sign it if it reaches his desk,” said McMaster’s spokesperson, Brian Symmes.
Guns.com: Montana Governor Vetoes Restaurant Carry Bill
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed and sent a bill back to lawmakers Friday that would have allowed lawful gun owners to carry concealed firearms in restaurants that serve alcohol.
Breitbart: Moms Demand Action Founder: ‘Caring Americans’ Support Gun Control
During an April 16 appearance on MSNBC, Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts suggested “caring Americans” support gun control, while others support or at least tolerate “the gun lobby.”
Omaha World-Herald: Senators Advance Bill that Would End Local Gun Regulations in Nebraska in Favor of State Law
Nebraska lawmakers signaled Wednesday they intend to pull rank on local elected officials when it comes to regulating guns.
Firearms Rationing Bill to be Heard in CA Committee Tomorrow
Rationing the rights of law-abiding people is NOT the way to prevent people with nefarious motives from getting their hands on a gun. And, Senator, you don’t need to understand anyone’s reasons for exercising a fundamental right.
Guns.com: LGBT Gun Group Opts for Self Defense over Gun Control
Many LGBT-based gun groups focus efforts on strengthening federal and state laws regulating firearms, but Pink Pistols is different.
Guns.com: Arizona Lawmakers Kill ‘Rat Shot’ Bill
The measure, House Bill 2022, failed on a 15-15 Senate vote Monday, with most Republicans in support and all Democrats opposed, the Arizona Republic reported.
WTSP: Armed and Female: More Women are Carrying Guns
Owner of the St. Pete Gun Store, Jim Hathcock, says with more women bearing arms retailers are creating merchandise targeting the female client. “They've got the pink colors, they've gone to attractive handbags with actual holsters in them,” says Hathcock.
WCNC: Lawmaker Files Bill for Constitutional Carry in NC
Rep. Larry Pittman, a Republican from Cabarrus County, introduced HB746 in Raleigh Tuesday. Under the bill, North Carolinians who purchase their weapons legally would not be required to obtain a concealed carry permit or go through the training courses.
Fox 8: Bill Would Offer Gun Education to North Carolina High School Students
North Carolina high schools could offer a class on gun safety this fall if a bill passes the state legislature. The class would also teach students about the math, history and science of guns.