By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/22 — Four rural Nevada counties are balking at a new state law calling for strict background checks,
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) 03/21 — The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday,
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) 02/19 — North Dakota’s House has shot down a bill that would allow authorities to seize guns from a person who a family member or law enforcement believes is a danger.Read more »
By MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 02/15 — A handful of rural counties in New Mexico are passing resolutions saying they will not require their sheriffs to enforce a sweeping slate of gun-control proposals that have gone before state lawmakers.
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) 02/11 — Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won’t enforce the state’s sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 02/05 — A panel of lawmakers signed off Tuesday on a declaration that Utah doesn’t need new gun-control measures like a so-called red flag law.
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a hard line Thursday against funding President Donald Trump’s long-stalled border wall,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/22 — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years,
By The Associated Press , 12/19 -The Senate on Tuesday passed a sweeping criminal justice overhaul. The House is expected to pass the bill this week,
By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 11/30 — Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, who will be the first Democrat in the post in two decades,
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/27 — Republican senators debated the path forward for an overhaul of the nation’s criminal sentencing laws Tuesday after a visit from Vice President Mike Pence,
NEW YORK (AP) 11/24 — A state lawmaker is proposing a change to New York’s gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license.Read more »
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 10/16 — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the firearms convictions against two Kansas men who mistakenly believed that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made,
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press 09/26 – Shortly after last year’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a panel to explore possible reforms to state gun laws.
By HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press 09/26 – New Hampshire’s Republican-led Legislature rejected several gun control measures after the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip last fall and the school shooting in Florida in February,
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 09/27 – The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with “bump stocks”
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/09 — The recently completed California legislative session continued a years long effort to lower criminal sentences,
By JOHN O’CONNOR, AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) 08/25 — Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a measure Friday that would encourage immigrants’ cooperation with police investigations by offering protection from deportation,
By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) 08/24 — A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation released from prison on Thursday after part of his conviction was overturned for not meeting the definition of a violent crime.
By RYAN FOLEY, Associated Press MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) 08/22 — The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America’s heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run.