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House Bill Would Expand LEOSA Carry Rights

The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) Reform Act (H.R. 1210) would allow active and retired law enforcement officials to carry firearms on state, local, and private property otherwise open to the public. It would also allow them to carry firearms in national parks. Further, the bill would allow them to carry in Gun Free School Zones.

February 25, 2021

Federal Court Panel Shoots Down California Magazine Capacity Law

“Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” Appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote for the panel’s majority. California’s ban on magazines holding more than 10 bullets “strikes at the core of the Second Amendment — the right to armed self-defense.”

August 14, 2020

Guns Not Allowed at School Functions in Georgia, Court Rules

The Georgia Supreme Court delivered a blow to gun rights activists Monday in a ruling that said a law that prohibits guns at school property trumps one passed at the same time that allowed firearms inside school safety zones.

November 2, 2016

Texas Chiefs: Open Carry "Handcuffs" Law Enforcement

Texas police chiefs are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to veto legislation repealing certain handgun restrictions in Texas if lawmakers do not remove a controversial provision the chiefs fear would allow criminals to carry firearms without repercussions.

May 28, 2015

Kansas to Join States Allowing Concealed Guns Without Permit

Kansas is poised to join a handful of other states that allow their residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit after the Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to a bill backed by the National Rifle Association.

March 27, 2015

ATF Shelves Controversial Bullet Ban Proposal

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is shelving a controversial proposal to ban popular ammunition that can pierce police body armor, amid opposition from hundreds of congressional lawmakers.

March 10, 2015

Wyoming House Approves Bill Allowing Guns in Schools

Legislation that would allow people with concealed-gun permits to carry firearms into public schools and government meetings won easy approval from the Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday.

February 3, 2015

High Court: 'Straw' Gun Purchases Illegal

The Supreme Court on Monday deemed "straw" purchases of firearms illegal, delivering a huge win to advocates of stricter gun controls. The case, Abramski v. United States, centered on a former police officer who bought a Glock 19 handgun for his uncle.

June 17, 2014

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