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Federal Judge Strikes Down CA High-Capacity Magazine Ban

U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez ruled that the California law violated the Second Amendment rights of gun owners and issued an injunction barring state officials from enforcing it, invoking the nation's Colonial past as well as recent cases from around the country in which gun owners ran out of bullets while confronting intruders in their homes.

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New Zealand to Immediately Ban Many Semi-Auto Rifles, Parts

"Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles. We will also ban all high capacity magazines," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday local time. "We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semi-automatic or any other type of firearm into a military style semi-automatic weapon."

CA Mayor Wants All Retail Gun Sales Recorded on Video

San Jose, CA, Mayor Sam Liccardo wants gun retailers in the city to video record all firearm purchases, ban home gun sales, and tighten up licensing for handguns, as part of a suite of changes to the city’s gun safety ordinance.

Sheriffs in Conservative Washington Counties Refusing to Enforce New Gun Laws

Sheriffs in a dozen counties across Washington have vowed to not enforce new legislation that places restrictions on ownership of semi-automatic rifles.

Washington Chief Says Officers Will Not Enforce New Gun Laws

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.

Washington State Passes Ballot Measure to Further Regulate Guns

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.

Ornery Little Facts

Police are not the enemy of the American public despite what the activists and media say.

President Trump’s Supreme Court Short List Shrinks

The president may make an announcement about his pick as soon as Monday, some speculate.

Gun Control, "Assault Weapons," and School Safety

Law enforcement officers are strong supporters of the Second Amendment and do not support measures to prohibit sales of "assault weapons" and "high-capacity" magazines to the public.

POLICE Readers Overwhelmingly Support Right to Bear "Assault Weapons"

Slightly more than 50% of respondents in our survey said 18-year-olds should be legally permitted to buy firearms. About 42% of respondents would like to see 21 as the minimum age for firearm purchase.