gun laws

high capacity magazine
FILE. An employee of Dave's Guns holds a Colt AR-15, now legal with a bayonet mount, flash suppressor, collapsible stock and a high capacity magazine that holds more than 30 rounds, September 13, 2004 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)
August 16, 2019 - 6:24 pm
President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have expressed a new openness to gun legislation in the wake of the shootings.
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FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013, file photo shows a custom made semi-automatic hunting rifle with a detachable magazine, displayed at TDS Guns in Rocklin, Calif. A gun-rights group is suing to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The lawsuit was filed Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in San Diego federal court on behalf of a political action committee and three San Diego County men who want the right to use large-capacity ammunition magazines in their legal rifles and pistols. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 16, 2019 - 2:35 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gun-rights group sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The lawsuit was the latest among gun advocacy and lobbying groups to challenge California's firearms laws, which are among...
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guns
August 05, 2019 - 4:37 pm
He says 15 other states that have passed similar legislation have seen gun violence reduced.
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classroom
June 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health services for students. The bills signed Thursday were passed this year in response to the 2018...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler
House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., speaks at a news conference after the House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, Thursday, April 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 04, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Supporters said the measure was crucial to protect women, while the NRA and some Republicans called the measure a political trap.
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AR-15 style rifle
FILE - In this Thursday, July 26, 2012 file photo, an AR-15 style rifle is displayed at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop, in Aurora, Colo. A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe schools and places of worship have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research both before and after last week’s mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 23, 2019 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey was conducted both before...
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March 23, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The survey was conducted both before and after the mass shooting in New Zealand.
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bump stock attached
In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, a little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 18, 2018 - 11:43 am
The devices will be banned under a federal law that prohibits machine guns, according to a senior Justice Department official.
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Airsoft gun
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November 27, 2018 - 10:17 am
A city council in northwest Iowa has banned people from carrying some types of "toy" firearms, including pellet and BB guns.
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ammunition
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September 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
Reggie "Reg" Davis, who's proposing an ordinance in Wayne County, said he realizes there will be a tough legal battles ahead.
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