The number of residents holding gun licenses in Massachusetts communities north of Boston climbed last year, continuing a long- term trend, as the state considers stricter laws that would give police chiefs more power to deny licenses to people.
A federal judge on Wednesday allowed Sunnyvale to enforce a voter-approved ban on large-capacity gun magazines, saying it would have little impact on the constitutional right to possess firearms for self-defense. The ruling comes two weeks after another judge rejected gun advocates’ attempt to block a similar law in San Francisco.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens received $1.5 million from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to help process a flood of applications for concealed-weapons permits, though she said she doesn’t believe it will be a regular annual request.
A bill aimed at creating an online application for Kentuckians wanting licenses to carry concealed weapons has been passed by the state Senate.
The first steps toward liberalizing Rowan County’s concealed carry laws were taken Tuesday by a handful of planning board subcommittee members in a small room at the county office building.
A Senate committee has approved a proposal to let people carry loaded pistols in their vehicles without a concealed carry permit.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bill Wednesday by a 6-2 vote.
Now that tens of thousands of gun owners in Connecticut are in direct violation of a hastily-passed gun control law, a video of a fed-up Navy veteran warning lawmakers that he “will not comply” with the law is just going viral. As previously reported by TheBlaze, as many as…
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Smith & Wesson is announcing that two of their pistols, the SD9 VE and SD40 VE, were just added to the California approved gun roster. With California changing their roster requirements, these will be some of the last guns to be added to the roster anytime soon.
ATF agents are losing track of their government-issued firearms, according to a new report, with records showing multiple instances where officers forgot their guns after leaving them on top of cars, in bathrooms and in automobile glove compartments.
Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris said Thursday that she would challenge a federal appeals court ruling that would require counties to give law-abiding residents permits to carry concealed guns.
A bill to protect Iowans’ liberties and their hearing sailed through the Iowa House Thursday on an 83-16 vote, but is likely to get sunk in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
House File 2381 would allow Iowans to buy suppressors, or silencers, for their guns. That’s prohibited now by state law, according to floor manager Rep. Matt Windschitl, R-Missouri Valley, who called the bill a “prime opportunity to expand the freedom and liberty Iowans deserve.”