By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 02/26— New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a red-flag gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms,
By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 02/26 — Arizona’s most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 02/17 — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/14 — A 23-year-old man who posted on Facebook, “I don’t know why I don’t go on a killing spree.”
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) 02/09 — Two more rural Arizona counties have declared themselves to be “Second Amendment sanctuary counties,” taking stances in favor of gun rights even as some supporters of the measures acknowledge they’ll have no or little real legal effect.
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press, RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/20 — Thousands of gun-rights activists rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday under a heavy police presence,
TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/28 — For Florida, the 2010s were a decade of high-profile mass shootings: at a nightclub, a high school,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press 10/29 – A judge on Tuesday struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year’s synagogue massacre,
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 09/13 — Six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand’s government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 09/06 — A teen who tipped law enforcement last year to a possible school shooting plot at a Vermont high school was honored by state police with a lifesaving award Friday.
By MATT SEDENSKY and ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/06 — Authorities in two U.S. cities scoured leads in a pair of weekend mass shootings that killed 31,
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 07/29 — Florida’s attorney general asked the state Supreme Court to disqualify a proposed ballot measure seeking to ban assault weapons,
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press 07/23 – Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/25 — California has among the most stringent gun laws in the country and on Monday a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/22 — A rookie Sacramento police officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviving after she was shot,
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) 06/04 — A man who was out on parole was arrested after fatally shooting four men and wounding a woman in an hour-long downtown rampage Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin,
By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) 05/19 — Swiss media were reporting that early exit polls Sunday show that voters approved a measure to strengthen Switzerland’s gun laws,
By ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/06 — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government,
By JILL COLVIN and LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 04/26 — In a largely symbolic gesture to a group that helped him win the White House,