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
“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
Chief Loren Culp of the Republic (WA) Police Department said on social media that he won't allow his department to enforce new regulations under newly passed which he said are unconstitutional.
November 19, 2018
A state gun-regulations ballot measure seeking to make Washington's firearms laws among the strictest in the country passed Tuesday with 60% of the vote in election-night returns.
November 7, 2018
Firearm bump stocks would have to be surrendered, destroyed or made inoperable under a ban proposed by the Justice Department.
March 29, 2018
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into state law new gun restrictions and a provision that allows teachers to arm themselves in response to the Parkland school shooting.
March 9, 2018
The bill prohibits the “sale, transfer, production, and importation” of semi-automatic rifles and pistols that can hold a detachable magazine, as well as semi-automatic rifles with a magazine that can hold more than 10 rounds.
February 27, 2018
South Carolina Representative Joshua Putnam is working on a draft bill that would allow teachers in the state to apply for a special concealed weapons permit for carrying guns at school.
November 18, 2016
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
Legislative Document 652 will now allow Maine citizens over the age of 21 to carry a firearm without possessing a government permission slip, better known as a concealed carry permit.
July 10, 2015
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 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
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
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
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