Stories tagged: guns
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
The Idaho Senate has passed a “stand your ground” gun law on a 29-6 party-line vote, with all Senate Republicans voting in favor and all Senate Democrats voting against.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:36 a.m.
It’s taken just two weeks for Washington’s immigration battle to fade from blistering to back-burner. Lawmakers now seem likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Both Lisa Brown and Cathy McMorris Rodgers support bans on bump stocks, but some of their positions on other gun issues are significantly different.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 1:39 p.m.
Republicans reacted cautiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s call for quick and substantial changes to the nation’s gun laws, while elated Democrats said they will try to hold Trump to …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
Putting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump called for speedy and substantial changes to the nation’s gun laws on Wednesday, criticizing lawmakers in a White House meeting …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
If Gov. Jay Inslee was not going to spend Monday vetoing the public records end-run the Legislature granted itself last week, at least he was doing the next best thing.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Rep. Heather Scott says she has an answer to school shootings: More retired law enforcement officers carrying concealed guns when they pick up their grandchildren from school. Scott proposed one …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
As some high school students face the threat of disciplinary action for participating in gun control demonstrations, dozens of colleges and universities are sending them a reassuring message: It won’t …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Thursday endorsed a higher minimum age for buying certain rifles and tighter background checks for purchasers, saying “there’s nothing more important than protecting our children,” amid …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
City Council President Ben Stuckart wants to levy a tax on sales of guns and ammunition within city limits, with the proceeds going to fund mental health programs. He’ll have …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
Congress is super, super sad right now, you guys. Their hearts are broken. Their grief is boundless. Their minds are reeling.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Approximately 230 years ago, a master gunsmith in Pennsylvania left his mark during America’s Golden Age of rifle making. Now one of his distant relatives is taking up the family …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
Hours after authorities say a 15-year-old student shot and killed two classmates at a western Kentucky high school, a Republican senator in the state’s Capitol rushed to file a bill …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana – and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump – in …
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
The Smith & Wesson 9 mm that Juhl used to kill himself in Yakima in 2014 was familiar to law enforcement: The Washington State Patrol had seized it years earlier …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 1 p.m.
Houston police say an intoxicated man was arrested at a hotel ahead of a New Year’s Eve party for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing after officers found several guns …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 6 a.m.
Five years ago today, 20 children and six adults were shot in class at a Connecticut school, and a lot of people thought it had finally, tragically arrived: The watershed. …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
If your idea of an air gun is the official Daisy Red Ryder Model 1938 lever-action BB gun that Ralphie’s mom said would put his eye out in “The Christmas …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 3 a.m.
Some possible issues ahead for 2018 Legislature: gun rights in the Senate Gallery, censorship of social media, better training against sexual harassment.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
The Honolulu Police Department says it’s reviewing the policy requiring medical marijuana users to turnover their firearms following backlash from gun owners.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act will also clear up confusion for our law enforcement officers in all states as citizens’ travel around our nation.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Maryland law banning the sale of semiautomatic guns with certain military-style features.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
For decades, the term “Black Friday” has conjured up distinct images: Turkey-stuffed consumers awake at insanely early hours of the morning, bursting into big-box stores to fight over flat screen …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Donald Trump Jr. and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake are engaging in a war of words on Twitter.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Two men were charged in connection with a large drug and gun bust in Moses Lake in which over 11 pounds of heroin was recovered.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
A federal appeals court panel has unanimously rejected a challenge to Washington’s law requiring background checks for gun transfers.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
A Cub Scout was kicked out of his group after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about gun control and previous contentious comments she made about African-Americans.