Gun Laws

A Wayne County Commissioner on Tuesday unveiled a plan for new limits, taxes, mental screening and background checks on the sale of ammunition. District 6 Commissioner Reggie “Reg” Davis, a radio host who entered politics after his brother was fatally shot, announced the multi-pronged proposal at a press conference held at his family’s mausoleum space.
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Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz this week picked up the endorsement of the National Rifle Association in his fierce race against his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke. Cruz, a Republican who has served as the junior senator from Texas since 2013, is fighting to stay in Washington and help ensure a thin GOP majority
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A former high-profile Pasadena police spokesman faces federal time in his connection to illegally selling more than 100 firearms without a license over a three-year period. Vasken Kenneth Gourdikian, 48, last week signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors on charges of engaging in the business of dealing in firearms without a license and making
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States in dark blue were the ones examined for the study. (Graphic: GAO) Internal watch dogs found that the ATF investigated only a small percentage of individuals denied a firearm through the federal background check system and just a mere fraction of a percentage point of those individuals were prosecuted. For the report published last
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday announced that the former lawmaker is coming out of retirement to fill the late Sen. John McCain’s seat. The move came after a week of public mourning following McCain’s death and put to rest speculation as to who would assume the late Senator’s seat in Washington. Ducey said Kyl,
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh made his first appearance before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday for confirmation hearings to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. With the current Congress set to end in 2019, Democrats have aggressively sought to delay the nominee’s hearings, seeking a massive records dump–up to one million pages which can’t be made fully available
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The Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talking on the phone. (Photo: DeVos/Twitter) Congressional democrats asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to clarify her position on using federal grant money set aside for low-income students to arm teachers. Tuesday’s letter, signed by more than 160 lawmakers, makes clear that federal law prohibits the Education Department from using
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