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Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement

Gun Legislation & Law Enforcement

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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Obama: Church massacre shows need for evaluation on gun violence

Obama: Church massacre shows need for evaluation on gun violence

Obama said he has been called upon too often to mourn the deaths of innocents killed by those "who had no trouble getting their hands on a gun" - Full Story

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Proposed legislation would expand concealed weapons in Ohio

Proposed legislation would expand concealed weapons in Ohio

They would be permitted in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft - Full Story

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New gun blamed for rise in accidental gunshots by LA County deputies

Sheriff's officials attribute the increase to the learning curve for the new weapon, the Smith & Wesson M&P9 - Full Story

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Lawmakers OK off-duty officers with guns in Wis. schools

Current state law generally bans people from possessing guns on school grounds as well as within 1,000 feet of school grounds - Full Story

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Texas lawmakers pass 'campus carry' as session winds down

Allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms had repeatedly stalled under Texas Republican majorities since the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting - Full Story

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Calif. bills reinstating penalties for some crimes fail

Several of the bills attempted to counter voters' approval of Proposition 47, which reduced a range of felony crimes to misdemeanors - Full Story

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Video: Ga. man holds would-be carjacker at gunpoint until cops arrive

Video captured a man turning the tables on a suspect who attempted to carjack him - Full Story

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5th-grade student takes school guard's gun from holster

District has asked a private security guard not to return after a fifth-grader was able to pull the officer's gun out of its holster - Full Story

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Ark. vet operates on dog that ate 23 live rifle rounds

Ark. vet operates on dog that ate 23 live rifle rounds

4-year-old Belgian Malinois, Benno, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber ammo from his stomach - Full Story

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University of Rhode Island police to start carrying guns

Move makes it the final public university in the nation to arm its officers - Full Story



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