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A law restricting the sale of semiautomatic rifles approved by voters in 2018 is constitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday.
The scenes have become commonplace in 2020: People gathered at state Capitols with semiautomatic long guns strapped across their chests. A couple near St. Louis emerging from their mansion brandishing firearms as Black Lives Matter demonstrators marched by the house. Men roaming the streets with rifles during protests over racial inequality, punctuated by two people being killed in Wisconsin and another in Portland over the weekend.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution's protection of the right to bear firearms.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday his government would move ahead on the gun control legislation he promised during last year's election campaign after the deadliest shooting in his country's history, though it was not clear how soon he would do so.
Gov. Jay Inslee signs dozens of pieces of legislation on a wide range of topics.
Along with addressing the COVID-19 outbreak, the Legislature tackled climate change, gun control, data privacy and sex education – with mixed results.
Joe Biden has received the endorsement of one of the nation’s largest gun control advocacy groups, Everytown for Gun Safety, in the latest sign that Bernie Sanders’ spotty record on guns may be weighing him down in the presidential primary.
A person bringing a gun or other weapon in or near a child care center could be charged with a gross misdemeanor under a bill passed Tuesday by the Legislature.
A proposal to ban the sale of high-capacity gun magazines in Washington died by not receiving a vote by a key deadline Wednesday evening, but gun-control advocates quickly reloaded with a new proposal.
Jaydin Ledford, 24, has agreed to a deal that will keep him out of prison but require he serve five years of probation. Knezovich said Thursday he participated in the agreement.
Washington could get a new state agency dedicated to reducing gun violence and improving safety, while certain parts needed to build a firearm could require a background check under bills that passed different chambers of the Legislature Tuesday
Washington laws could crack down on a person threatening mass violence and those who try to harass someone by making a false report to 911.
People who don’t spend much time in legislative hearings might be surprised to know the state is apparently awash with constitutional scholars.
With a series of shootings in Seattle filling local news reports, Democrats moved proposed restrictions on the size of magazines and training requirements for concealed pistol licenses moved out of a key Senate committee over Republican objections Thursday.
Gun control advocates will put their weight behind an effort to restrict high-capacity magazines as the 2020 Legislature considers a series of bills on firearms.
Virginia’s Supreme Court has upheld a ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally in the state’s capital next week
After a week in which he was officially removed from his committee assignments and moved to the back of the House floor, Rep. Matt Shea got a welcome more akin to a rock star Friday morning at a gun rights rally on the steps of the Capitol.
Gun rights advocates and militia members from across the country are urging thousands of armed protesters to descend on Virginia’s capital later this month to stop newly empowered Democrats from passing gun-control bills.
The number of mass killings carried out in the United States in 2019 is one of the biggest ever
Attorney General Bob Ferguson and a group of Democratic legislators will try for more gun control legislation next year with a push for pending bills that would ban the sale of high-capacity magazines and semi-automatic rifles and that would tighten rules for the sale of ammunition.