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California Lt. Gov. Pushes Background Checks for Ammunition Initiative
White House to Demote ATF Chief So He Can be Kept on the Job

White House to Demote ATF Chief So He Can be Kept on the Job

The Obama administration has no plans to name a permanent director for the agency, and career agent Thomas Brandon has been serving as the acting chief since April. But by law, he can’t hold that interim title for longer than 120 days, and that clock runs out on Oct. 27.

October 9, 2015

Gun Rights Debate Rages Between Law Enforcement Executives

"Talking about firearms now is like talking about race," says Richard Beary, chief of police for the University of Central Florida and president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. "These are difficult conversations, and people get very polarized on each side of it."

October 9, 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

Chicago Mayor Wants to Video Gun Sales

In addition, the proposal would require a 72-hour waiting period for purchasing handguns and 24 hours for rifles and shotguns. A dealer would be able to sell only one handgun per month per buyer, and the store records would be subject to quarterly audits to discourage trafficking.

May 29, 2014

Detroit Chief Lauded, Slammed for Gun Stance

Detroit Chief Lauded, Slammed for Gun Stance

In another statement, which is featured on the magazine cover next to his photograph he stresses: “We’re not advocating violence. We’re advocates of not being victims.”

May 20, 2014

Calif. State Senator, Gun Control Advocate Busted for Arms Trafficking

Calif. State Senator, Gun Control Advocate Busted for Arms Trafficking

Yee discussed helping an undercover agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles, and took him through the entire process of acquiring them from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines to bringing them to the United States, according to the affidavit by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua.

March 27, 2014

Video: "Smart Gun" Goes on Sale in California

Video: "Smart Gun" Goes on Sale in California

The watch’s primary purpose is not to provide accurate time, though it does. The watch makes the gun think. Electronic chips inside the gun and the watch communicate with each other. If the watch is within close reach of the gun, a light on the grip turns green.

February 21, 2014

Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Laws on Gun Control

He shuffles the magazines, which look identical, and then challenges the audience to tell the difference. “How is a deputy or an officer supposed to know which is which?” he asks.

December 16, 2013

IACP 2013: Chiefs Want Expanded Background Checks

IACP 2013: Chiefs Want Expanded Background Checks

A coalition of police chiefs stepped up their advocacy for extending firearm background checks to private sales, gun shows and online sales, saying the measure is needed to stave off mass shooting attacks.

October 22, 2013

Illinois Authorizes Concealed Carry

Illinois Authorizes Concealed Carry

Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow concealed carry of handguns Tuesday, when lawmakers stopped a last-minute attempt by Gov. Pat Quinn to veto the bill.

July 9, 2013

Calif. Lawmakers Approve Tighter Gun Control

Calif. Lawmakers Approve Tighter Gun Control

California lawmakers passed a dozen gun bills Wednesday that would tighten controls on ammunition purchases, ban semi-automatic rifles, and give a 15-day amnesty to illegal gun owners to hand over their guns.

May 30, 2013

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