Stories tagged: gun law
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Chief Justice John Roberts appeared Monday to be the key vote in whether the Supreme Court considers expanding gun rights or sidesteps its first case on the issue in nearly …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Congressional Democrats on Tuesday launched a fresh push for the most significant gun control in years, unveiling legislation that would require background checks for firearm purchases.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Washington voters will have a chance to make the state one of the most restrictive in the country for gun purchases and ownership; proponents say I-1639 will save lives, opponents …
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: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
An effort to repeal a new Oregon law that enables a court to order confiscation of a gun belonging to a person deemed at risk of suicide or hurting others …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
District of Columbia officials said Thursday they won’t appeal a court ruling striking down a portion of the city’s gun laws, a decision that means it will soon be easier …
Sat., July 1, 2017
Exactly one year after it went into effect, an Idaho gun law that allows people to carry concealed firearms without a permit has had little effect on crime rates, state …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is seeking legislation to ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, saying such weapons are designed for killing people and have no place …