Following a “strict scrutiny” analysis by a Missouri circuit court judge, a St. Louis felon arrested with a handgun saw his charges dismissed last week under a new amendment to the state constitution. Read more
Legislation to allow the lawful carry of a concealed handgun without a permit by Kansas residents passed the state Senate this week by a sweeping 31-7 vote, but still faces a battle ahead. Read more
A state Democrat is actively pursuing a proposal to expand regulations on makeshift private shooting ranges in the Sunshine State after a series of high profile events in the past year. Read more
A district judge on Wednesday found that the limitations under California’s Unsafe Handgun Act, which prohibits many pistols commonly sold in the rest of the country, do not violate the Second Amendment.
In a case of apparent legislative whack-a-mole, on the same week that Vermont lawmakers moved to throw in the towel on an expanded background check measure, those in the Garden State gave birth to another. Read more
A number of lawmakers known for anti-gun legislation led by California Democratic Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are backing a measure to prevent those on government watch lists from buying guns and explosives. Read more
This week the West Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee cast a unanimous vote to advance a bill that would allow concealed carry in the state without a permit. Read more
State senators in Arizona this week gave their initial endorsement to a plan to strike mandates on many regulated weapons to include suppressors and short-barreled shotguns rifles and shotguns. Read more