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Canada Bans Sale, Use of "Military Style" Firearms in Reaction to Nova Scotia Massacre

The cabinet order he described in a Friday-morning announcement doesn’t forbid owning any of 1,500 “military-style” weapons and their variants but it does forbid them to be used and halts the trade in them.

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New Mexico Governor Tells Officers Enforce Red Flag Gun Law or Resign

In comments to reporters, Grisham warned that law enforcement must enforce the law, saying “they should resign as a law enforcement officer and leader in that community” if they don’t intend to.

Pieces of My Mind

Thoughts on some of the law enforcement news that came across our computers in October.

Former Oklahoma Officer Delivers 2nd Amendment Testimony to Congress

Dianna Muller, a former officer with the Tulsa (OK) Police Department and founder of the Second Amendment advocacy group The DC Project, went before congress and said that what gun owners are "up against is a very well-organized, well-funded effort to take guns away from American citizens."

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.

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.

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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.