Thursday, January 18, 2018

House OKs GOP bill expanding gun owners’ rights

The measure would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. It now goes to the Senate.

National gun bills are merged – House vote expected this week

National concealed carry reciprocity and gun background check bill merge; set for House vote this week.

Handel: Gun background bill will ‘strengthen existing law’

Congresswoman Karen Handel supports better criminal background checks amid Georgia pro-gun group criticism.

House panel backs bill expanding gun owners’ rights

On a party-line vote, the Judiciary Committee backed a bill that would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.

House panel to weigh bill expanding gun rights

House Republicans moved forward on legislation to expand gun owners’ rights, the first gun-related measure since mass shootings in Las Vegas

Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny

The ad campaigns by major gun makers did not pause after mass shootings at a Las Vegas country music concert and a Texas church - which has many upset.

GA legislator introduces annual anti-gun legislation, ban on bump stocks

A Georgia Democrat has filed legislation that would ban bump stocks in Georgia.

Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case

ACCORDING TO LAWYERS: "Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces"

US rate for gun deaths increases for second straight year

The U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change, a government report shows.

Vegas shooting doesn’t change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

The massive divide on stricter limits remains firmly in place.