Gun Laws

A Truglo sight display. They’re “ALWAYS READY,” according to the signage.  (Photo: Eve Flanigan/Guns.com) In a recent concealed carry class, I extolled the virtues of night sights, those glorious radioactive accessories, as a worthy consideration for concealment pistols. A young man in the class nudged his wife, then raised his hand. “Are they capable of
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Lawmakers gave their approval last week to a bill lowering the age for concealed weapons to 18 and another to up gun prohibitions on domestic abusers. The measures, HB 2042, which would make a host of changes to the state’s concealed carry laws, passed 76-44 while the domestic abuse bill, HB 2145, saw unanimous support.
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The state’s highest court on Thursday invalidated the Illinois prohibition on possession of a firearm within 1,000 feet of a park. In a unanimous decision handed down in favor of Julio Chairez, who was convicted in 2013 of carrying a gun near a park in Aurora, Illinois, the state Supreme Court said the law itself
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A group shot of the New Hampshire Senate (Photo: NH General Court) The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday kicked a bill that would have outlawed bump stocks in the Granite State back down to committee for more study. The Senate voted 14-9 along party lines to send SB 492, which would make it a misdemeanor to
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Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, a Democrat who just celebrated his fourth inauguration, contends the city’s firearms ordinances “do not conflict with any state gun regulations.” (Photo: Jackson’s twitter account) A previous ruling that found the city’s gun offender registry and extensive local ordinances on firearms were unconstitutional was upheld Wednesday by the Ohio Supreme
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Newly-installed Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans last week to reverse a policy of outgoing Gov. Chris Christie that allowed more people to carry guns legally in New Jersey. Murphy, flanked by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and addressing a crowd of gun control advocates last Friday, said that Christie’s previous guidance was wrong for
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The ATF closed the public comment period on bump stocks as it prepares to reexamine the device’s classification under federal law. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions/Facebook) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives closed the public comment period on bump stocks Thursday as the agency prepares to re-examine the controversial device’s classification under federal law.
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Got an hunting shotgun sitting in the closet but no hunting trips planned? A target pistol you’ve grown bored of? Or a rifle you didn’t want but bought anyway? Why not sell it to us? We’re buying guns! This week, Minnesota-based Guns.com launched an innovative new program along with functionality — We Buy Guns —
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Lee Goodman, a Chicago native who heads Peaceful Communities, protesting on the sidewalk outside the Sands Expo during SHOT Show on Jan. 24, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Terrill/Guns.com) Dozens of armed security guards were dispatched at the entrance of the Sands Expo to break up the protest of the gun industry’s annual trade show — the
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Cody Wilson holds the world’s first 3D printed handgun, The Liberator. (Photo: AP Photo/Austin American Statesman, Jay Janner) The Supreme Court turned down its chance to weigh-in on regulations for 3-D printed firearms — for now. The high court announced its decision Jan. 8, sending Defense Distributed v. State back to the western district of
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New York state Senators Brian Kavanagh and Brad Hoylman, center, joined with gun control advocates this week to stump for a bill to establish ERPOs in the state. (Photo: Giffords) An array of gun control groups have allied with New York lawmakers in a push to establish Extreme Risk Protection Orders, forcing subjects to surrender
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