By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas (AP) 05/19 — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/10— One of the largest public pension funds in the nation voted Wednesday to use its financial might to pressure gun retailers across the country to stop selling military-style assault weapons and accessories like rapid-fire “bump stocks”
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 05/06 — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press BARRE, Vt. (AP) 04/26 — Vermont’s stock-car-racing governor is questioning whether to race this season at a local speedway where many spectators are hunters after an outcry from gun owners over gun restriction legislation he signed.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) 04/24 — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 1:45 p.m.
A father whose daughter died in the Florida high school massacre said an investigative commission will discover the deaths could have been avoided it weren’t for egregious errors made by law enforcement and school officials.
By JOSH REPLOGLE and KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 04/25 — A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad.
By STEPHANIE MORALES, Associated Press 04/23 – Prosecutors have dismissed the four most serious charges against a teenager accused of plotting to shoot up his former Vermont high school and cause mass casualties in a case that has led to new restrictions in the state’s gun laws.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 04/17 — Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland,Read more »
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/11 — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat — the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 04/06 — South Carolina debated seceding from the Union more than 150 years ago, one of the opening salvos of the Civil War.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/01 — Gun rights supporters protesting gun restriction legislation have gathered outside the Vermont Statehouse to urge the governor not to sign the bill.
By CURT ANDERSON , Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 03/19 — Documents show some officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month’s Florida high school rampage that they decided he should be forcibly committed.
DALLAS (AP) 03/16 — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were illegally barring firearms from a public building.Read more »
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/14 — A Trump administration plan to crack down on people who lie to buy guns faces a giant hurdle: It relies on federal agents and prosecutors who are already overwhelmed with other responsibilities.
By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN, AP National Writers CHICAGO (AP) 03/15 — It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic “Tommy guns” had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country,
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/11 — President Donald Trump’s plan to combat school shootings will include the creation of a new task force and an effort to “harden”
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 03/09 — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is expected Friday to meet with families of the 17 people who were killed in a school shooting,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/08 — The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 7:15 p.m.
The FBI has detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 03/06 — The Latest on the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead (all times local): 7:05 a.m.Read more »
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/06 — An Oregon man filed suits Monday claiming Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart discriminated against the 20-year-old when they refused to sell him a rifle.Read more »