Category Archives: Gun Laws

Gun Laws

Florida could pave new changes in ‘stand your ground’ laws

Governor Rick Scott

Published May 28, 2017  Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott must soon decide whether to sign a measure making it harder to prosecute people who claim they committed violence in self-defense. Continue reading Florida could pave new changes in ‘stand your ground’ laws

Gun-rights supporters oppose plan to protect wildlife refuges by prohibiting lead bullets

bird hunting

Published January 27, 2017  The Wall Street Journal

In the waning hours of the Obama administration, the head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service set in motion a plan to prohibit lead ammunition and fishing tackle from national wildlife refuges by 2022. Continue reading Gun-rights supporters oppose plan to protect wildlife refuges by prohibiting lead bullets

Gun rights activists sue over Massachusetts firearms laws

Guns

Published January 24, 2017  The Associated Press

Gun rights activists have filed a lawsuit to end what they call Massachusetts’ unconstitutional firearms laws. Continue reading Gun rights activists sue over Massachusetts firearms laws

Stats don’t support Massachusetts AG’s expanded ban on ‘assault weapons’

Mass Gun Ban

Published July 21, 2016  FoxNews

Massachusetts’ latest move to expand its assault weapons ban to a new class of rifles is a solution in search of a problem, according to gun rights groups who note the latest annual FBI statistics show not one murder was committed in the Bay State using a rifle of any kind. Continue reading Stats don’t support Massachusetts AG’s expanded ban on ‘assault weapons’

Hawaii becomes first state to put gun owners in federal database

Guns

Published June 24, 2016  FoxNews

Hawaii signed a bill Thursday to become the first state to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Continue reading Hawaii becomes first state to put gun owners in federal database