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In the face of daunting presidential election results and a formidable NRA, the groups that stand in opposition to looser gun laws say they are ready to rumble.
With little attention, President Donald Trump’s administration has been quietly loosening firearms restrictions in the United States after successfully seeking the support of gun owners on the campaign trail.
With one stroke of a pen, Gov. Terry Branstad is poised to make Iowa one of the friendliest states for gun owners.
Americans paid more than $6.6 billion over eight years to care for victims of gun violence, according to a new tally of hospital bills. And U.S. taxpayers picked up at least 41 percent of that tab.
The House has voted 65-2 in favor of Rep. Don Cheatham’s bill to allow active military members to carry concealed guns within city limits without a permit even if they’re not Idaho residents, after a motion to send the bill to the House’s amending order...
A proposal from Rep. Don Cheatham, R-Post Falls, to exempt active military members from the requirement that they be Idaho residents in order to carry a concealed gun without a permit inside city limits in the state cleared a House committee on Thursday, after a move by Rep. Christy Zito, R-Hammett, to amend the bill failed.
With time running out on many proposed changes to Washington gun laws, a proposal to license some semi-automatic weapons died in a House committee, but a revised version of the safe-storage bill moves forward.
OLYMPIA – Buying a semi-automatic assault weapon in Washington won’t require a special state license or a more extensive background check, although residents might be advised, but not required, to store their guns safely at home.
Gun control advocates make the push for restrictions on semi-automatic weapons, require safes or lock boxes in homes.
News that the U.S. House of Representatives had repealed a rule banning mentally ill people from buying guns left Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confused Thursday afternoon.
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would expand the list of the worst kind of felons banned from owning firearms. Lawmakers spiked a similar effort last year after Republicans opposed including felony convictions for arson, racketeering and rioting as qualifiers to lose one's right to own firearms...
Spokane Valley legislator Rep. Matt Shea says he’ll introduce a bill to repeal a voter-approved law that requires background checks on most private gun sales.
Some lawmakers were busy in the off month drafting proposals for the 2017 session.
Some of Washington's part-time legislators have been busy in the off-session thinking up possible laws.
A city councilman wants Spokane Valley to declare itself a Second Amendment sanctuary city and symbolically proclaim the city’s support for its citizens’ right to keep and bear arms.
In a country of relaxing gun laws where it’s now legal to open-carry in 45 states and there are 14.5 million people with carry permits, every day seems to bring a new version of what open carry can mean.
How well a gun-control initiative fares with voters this fall may tell us whether we’re at the tip of a wave – where modest proposals to make the country safer are no longer DOA – or whether the background checks measure passed two years ago was a lone splash.