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In the Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement section you’ll find news reports and expert articles about the bills proposed regarding gun laws and the most up-to date news on the legislation affecting gun owners and law enforcement.
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June 12, 2014

New gun control bills introduced in response to Calif. massacre

Officers investigating allegations that a person may be a danger to himself or others would be required to first check a state database to determine whether the person owns firearms - Full Story
June 12, 2014

Mo. cop barred from owning gun fears for safety, fights back

Officer can't own gun where he lives because of a felony crime he committed as a juvenile - Full Story
June 09, 2014

11 Wash. school administrators to carry guns

11 principals, vice principals and administrators have volunteered under a program approved following the school shooting at Sandy Hook - Full Story
June 04, 2014

NRA rolls back 'open carry' criticism

The National Rifle Association has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing "open carry" rallies in Texas - Full Story
June 03, 2014

NRA calls open carry rallies 'foolish' and 'downright weird'

The advocates' actions in restaurants and other public places have prompted public criticism - Full Story
May 29, 2014

Ind. officer leaves gun in school restroom

A school resource officer mistakenly left his loaded pistol in a locked staff restroom at a school - Full Story
May 29, 2014

Critics pounce as Chicago mayor offers strict gun store law

Forced by court order to allow long-banned gun stores to open in Chicago, mayor has introduced law that is so strict critics say it is little more than a continuation of the city's longtime ban - Full Story
May 28, 2014

Pa. detective's gun mistakenly fires during pursuit

Pittsburgh police are reviewing an incident in which they say an officer accidentally fired a gun while chasing a suspect - Full Story
May 28, 2014

Gun bill would allow police to seize firearms, prevent purchases

Lawmakers reacted to the Santa Barbara shooting by announcing plans Tuesday for a bill to create a "gun violence restraining order" - Full Story
May 28, 2014
Lawmakers, mourners weigh in on Calif. massacre

Lawmakers, mourners weigh in on Calif. massacre

Richard Martinez, whose son, Christopher Michaels-Martinez, 20, died in the attacks, urged students to fight for tougher gun laws - Full Story



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