Stories tagged: gun control
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Californians will have to undergo at least eight hours of training, including live-fire exercises, before carrying a concealed weapon, under one of several firearms bills acted on by Gov. Jerry …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
Supporters and opponents of gun control initiative campaign didn’t pause while the courts decided whether it would be on the ballot.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
On the steps of the Idaho State Capitol Building, issues of Second Amendment rights and gun control played out not at the hands of the nearly 1,000 who came to …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Federal judge continues ban on posting plans on the internet to print plastic guns on 3D printers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
Washington voters will get to vote on a gun control initiative this November after all.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles across Massachusetts this week …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Federal judge urges Congress and the Trump administration to face up to the potential problems of untraceable guns that can be created from computer files and 3-D printers.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
A gun-control initiative should not go on the November ballot because the petitions that some 378,000 voters signed were not readable, a Thurston County Superior Court judge said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018
Initiative 1639, a gun control measure, has enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot, but faces a new lawsuit.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018
The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
Supporters of gun control initiative turn in more than 267,000 signatures.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018
An effort to get the Washington Supreme Court to block a proposed gun-control initiative was dismissed.
Mon., June 25, 2018
Four initiative petition drives may have enough signatures to make the ballot, secretary of state’s office says.
Tue., June 12, 2018
With frustration mounting over lawmakers’ inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a …
Wed., May 30, 2018
Dick’s Sporting Goods’ stock spiked as much as 28 percent – the most ever – after the sports retailer impressed investors with higher profit guidance, outweighing uncertainty over the loss …
Sun., May 27, 2018
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
Fri., May 25, 2018
Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol.
Thu., May 24, 2018
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wrapped up three days of emotional meetings on school safety and mass shootings Thursday by speaking with survivors from last week’s shooting at a high school …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored them to elect …
Sat., April 21, 2018
Well-armed gun rights advocates rally at the Capitol where politicians urge them to register and vote.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
More than 100 Central Valley and University High School students gathered at Terrace View Park in Spokane Valley Friday morning to protest gun violence for National Walkout Day.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a …
Sat., March 31, 2018
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018
In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into …
Fri., March 23, 2018
Hiding from a gunman at their South Florida high school, a small group of teenagers resolved on their own to launch a crusade against gun violence that has built up …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018
New laws allow courts to take guns away from people who commit domestic violence harassers, voluntary surrender for people who fear they may commit suicide.
Wed., March 21, 2018
Seattle’s mayor and a city councilmember say they plan to propose legislation that would require gun owners to lock up firearms in their homes and vehicles.
Tue., March 20, 2018
Gun retailers in Canada would be required to keep records of firearms inventory and sales for at least 20 years under government legislation introduced Tuesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …
Sun., March 18, 2018
During a February White House discussion on school safety, President Donald Trump singled out Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., for not including a provision to raise the legal age to buy …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational …