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Clinton camp condemns Trump’s call to disarm bodyguards

Donald Trump was making his usual sarcastic call for Hillary Clinton’s Secret Service agents to be stripped of their firearms when he added an aside to his rally remarks: “Let’s see what happens to her.”

Firestorm after Trump says gun backers might stop Clinton

Donald Trump said Tuesday that Second Amendment advocates might find a way to stop Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she’s elected, setting off a political firestorm as Democrats quickly accused him of encouraging violence against his opponent.

Missouri governor vetoes sweeping gun rights bill

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a gun measure Monday that would allow the concealed carry of firearms without a permit and expand residents’ rights to stand and fight against perceived threats – a move that could set up a battle with the Republican-controlled Legislature.

After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights’ grip on Congress

The mere introduction Friday of a proposal backed by five Republicans and four Democrats highlights the post-Orlando, election-year pressures some lawmakers feel for action. One sponsor said that when the House returns from its July 4 recess, they will push GOP leaders for a vote.

Sweeping gun-control measures get California Senate OK

Democrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills that were approved.

House panels hold hearings on gun bill, Bible-in-schools bill

The House State Affairs Committee has been hearing testimony on SB 1398, the permitless concealed-carry gun bill, for nearly an hour now; it had been scheduled to take up Rep. Eric Redman’s anti-Sharia bill first, but Redman wasn’t in the room when the hearing began,...

Senate State Affairs passes permitless carry gun bill, 6-3

The Senate State Affairs Committee has passed SB 1389, the permitless concealed-carry bill, on a 6-3 votes. The three “no” votes came from Sens. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum; Cherie Buckner-Webb, D-Boise; and Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. After vote, Davis declined to discuss it, saying, “I’d rather...

Senate panel opens hearing on concealed carry bill

The Senate State Affairs Committee is holding a hearing in the Lincoln Auditorium today on SB 1389, the bill to allow people in Idaho to carry concealed guns without a permit within city limits. The auditorium is about half-full for the hearing; people have turned...