Just weeks after a federal appeals court upheld a city ordinance that prohibits firearms deemed to be assault weapons; an Illinois lawmaker is seeking the same allowance for other municipalities in the Land of Lincoln.
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday handed down an opinion by a 2-1 majority of three-judge panel that the controversial ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines in Highland Park, Illinois was constitutional.
The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an opinion Monday by a 2-1 majority of a three-judge panel that the controversial ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines in Highland Park, Illinois, is constitutional
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy accepted the findings of the special Sandy Hook Advisory Commission he established, but shied away from its further call for draconian anti-gun measures.
A special commission set up by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy after the Sandy Hook shooting may include a number of recommendations in its final report from registering all firearms, to tracking ammo and screening owners.
The special commission set up by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (D) after the Newtown shooting is ready to recommend a total ban on the sale and possession of guns capable of holding 10 rounds or more.
In the race to become Illinois’s next governor, a political group rallying for Gov. Pat Quinn launched a new ad attacking Republican candidate Bruce Rauner’s support of deadly weapons, using keywords such as “assault weapon,” “military style,” and everybody’s favorite “high capacity ammunition clip.”
The U.S. House this week removed a provision approved earlier this year that would have blocked funding for Washington, D.C.’s strict gun laws.
The buyback yielded the city’s second largest turn out, surpassing last year’s record by an additional 60 guns, with one less location than last year.
In upholding Maryland’s strict new gun control laws, a federal judge on Tuesday ruled that AR-15 style rifles and others “fall outside Second Amendment protection as dangerous and unusual arms”