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Roberts seems to hold key to case over New York City gun law

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

Democrats push for background checks on all gun sales

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

Judge tosses NRA lawsuit over Seattle’s gun-storage law

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.


Washington’s I-1639 would implement some of the nation’s most stringent gun-control laws

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

NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

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

Effort to repeal new Oregon gun law fails

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 …


D.C. officials won’t appeal ruling against strict gun law

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 …


Law allowing concealed firearms with no permit a year old

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 …


Attorney general calls for ban of assault weapons

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 …