Strict background check laws in two states have had little to no effect on the number of background checks conducted for gun sales, a new study has shown.
Despite warnings from the resident, who called 911 and was waiting for police to arrive, the suspect continued to force his way through the front door.
A neighbor said he heard the two arguing, with the homeowner saying something like “don’t move,” before a single gunshot rang out.
The boy told authorities he got the gun from home and brought it to school because he was being bullied.
Democrats in the Florida legislature have introduced several measures in recent days aimed at ramping up gun control in the state.
A gun control group comprised of prosecutors from across the nation are urging lawmakers in the House to derail a sportsmen’s package that includes relaxing regulations on suppressors.
A government study published this week concluded safe storage programs sometimes work — and sometimes make no difference.
A video released Wednesday by the gun control organization compiled by numerous film and TV stars urges people to contact their lawmakers in opposition to a number of pro-Second Amendment bills.
Authorities say the pellet gun was empty and the suspect, who has an extensive criminal history, appeared to be “high on something.”
Although both chambers of the Commonwealth’s legislature have already passed a ban on the devices, lawmakers held the first public hearing on the subject on Wednesday.