Citing the ban violated the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has kicked a decision upholding the prohibition back to a lower court.
A coalition of Democrats in the U.S. House wrote the White House this week in an effort to ask the President to take executive action to ban imports of what they term military-style assault weapons.
A collection of lawmakers in the Georgia House are proposing a sweeping ban on some semi-auto firearms and their magazines, saying they aren’t needed for deer hunting.
It was a seesaw struggle for Second Amendment litigation at both the state and federal level in 2015, with important gains for privacy and carry rights but losses on weapons bans.
The Assault Weapons Ban of 2015 was introduced to the U.S. House on Wednesday with the immediate backing of almost a third of sitting lawmakers in the chamber.
In the first front-page editorial published since 1920, the Times on Saturday called for people who own “those kinds of weapons to give them up for the good of their fellow citizens.”
The teen’s family said he would never harm anyone, but neighbors described him as a troublemaker and a reason to lock the doors.
The Washington D.C. based Violence Policy Center has reissued a familiar call from the organization to ban “military-style assault weapons,” following recent terror attacks.
It took Wisconsin Assembly Democrats a week to withdraw a proposed ban on most semi-automatic weapons after a swift public backlash.
A bill introduced by four Assembly Democrats would establish prohibitions on a variety of rifles, shotguns and pistols with no provision to grandfather.