The lack of federal funding for gun-related research leaves policymakers without basic information that would help inform policy decisions. Some states are filling the gap.
The U.S. attorney general also addressed forthcoming bump stock regulations, immigration, opioids, and ‘prioritizing crime and criminal justice enforcement.’
While GOP governors plan to discuss solutions, despite disagreeing on which ones, some Democratic governors suspect the issue will become another ‘bargaining chip’ for the White House.
No, Florida isn’t one of them.
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Non-domestic gun violence-related crimes in "forecast zones" decreased 40 to 60 percent month-to-month between March and May of last year.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is taking on the state government over a “super preemption law” he calls a threat to democracy.
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Missouri Does Away With Concealed Handgun Permit Requirement; Indiana Plan to Limit Pensions for Employees: Trick Them
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The NRA is among those pushing for lawmakers to reject Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto.
A city ordinance Mayor Mitch Landrieu approved Monday includes penalties for failing to report lost or stolen firearms, along with other provisions.
In August, 90 people were killed and 472 shot. The city this year now has more homicides than New York and Los Angeles combined.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a law in Connecticut that ban assault weapons.
It’s hard for cities to fund public pensions without supporting weapons and ammo manufacturers, even when they want to.
Some gunmakers know how to manufacture smart guns. But they have faced obstacles to selling them—until possibly now.
Seattle’s controversial tax on guns and ammunition puts the city at the center of a dispute over whether municipalities can tax firearms or if states alone have that power.
Campus-carry laws, like the one going into effect in Texas, pose a profound threat to free speech.
More and more Americans are being introduced to new, expansive laws permitting guns in public spaces—and to their intrusive side effects.
Greg Abbott’s statement came the same day the Lone Star State’s new open-carry law took effect.
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