Stories tagged: Weapons laws and regulations
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013, 1:53 p.m.
Colo. recalls show risk of supporting gun control
DENVER (AP) — Democratic voters in Colorado helped remove two state senators of their own party who voted for tighter gun control — an ouster that was both intensely local …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2013, 8:50 a.m.
Thousands march for gun control in Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2012, 9:56 a.m.
Obama sets January deadline for gun proposals
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January. “This time, the words …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 12:09 a.m.
Court ruling on Ill. gun ban sets stage for fight
CHICAGO (AP) — Backers of Illinois’ ban on concealed weapons vowed Wednesday to fight for continued controls on gun possession, a day after a federal appeals court struck down the …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 1:09 p.m.
Court strikes down Illinois’ concealed carry ban
CHICAGO (AP) — In a major victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a ban on carrying concealed weapons in Illinois — the only …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 9:55 a.m.
Court strikes down Illinois concealed carry law
CHICAGO (AP) — In a big victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a ban on carrying concealed weapons in Illinois — the only …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2012, 12:25 p.m.
Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues: OBAMA: