Weapons laws and regulations

May 13, 2018 - 9:13 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey's release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information, but Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on...
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May 13, 2018 - 9:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey's release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information. But Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on...
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File-This Feb. 25, 2018, file photo shows Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaking during the panel Caring for our Veterans at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington. Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday, May 11, 2018, that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation who have said it could erode public safety.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 12, 2018 - 1:04 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions, managing to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the...
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File-This Feb. 25, 2018, file photo shows Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaking during the panel Caring for our Veterans at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington. Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday, May 11, 2018, that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation who have said it could erode public safety.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 11, 2018 - 7:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill on late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:10 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation authorizing adults to carry handguns without a permit. Fallin vetoed the bill after state law enforcement authorities, including Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Rick Adams, said it could erode public safety...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018 file photo, Dave Fitzgerald of Girard, Ill. waves flags while listening to speakers during the annual IGOLD (Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day) rally at the Capitol 8 in Springfield, Ill. A growing number of rural counties in Illinois are standing up for their rights as gun owners and to do it they've co-opted a word that to conservatives represents nothing more than a liberal policy to skirt the law: Sanctuary. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP File)/
May 06, 2018 - 10:59 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary. At least five counties recently passed resolutions declaring themselves sanctuary counties for gun owners — a...
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May 06, 2018 - 10:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary. At least five counties recently passed resolutions declaring themselves sanctuary counties for gun owners — a...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The National Rifle Association has tweeted at followers to avoid patronizing a Dallas restaurant that said it's donating a portion its proceeds this week to "organizations dedicated to implementing reasonable and effective gun regulations." The restaurant, Ellen's, is located in...
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May 01, 2018 - 6:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will now prohibit anyone convicted of domestic violence from possessing a firearm. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) signed the new law on Tuesday. Previously, the state required anyone convicted of a felony and certain misdemeanors to give up their...
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