A measure directing the state Attorney General to enter into concealed carry permit recognition agreements with any state that offered them flew through the Senate on Thursday.
Two Republicans and two Democrats proposed the measure that would supplement the current background check law rather than create a new system.
Citing the ban violated the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has kicked a decision upholding the prohibition back to a lower court.
Measures to that could bring campus carry, open carry, and improvements to the state’s laws on mandatory minimums and personal shooting ranges found approval.
Facbook’s anti-gun policies are driving over 10,000 members a day to seek other, more Second Amendment-friendly social media platforms.
Controversial former U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder is featured in a new ad endorsing Hillary Clinton for president saying, “Hillary is pushing hard for tougher gun laws.”
The sweeping proposed changes include a nearly one month potential waiting period, universal background checks on transfers, proof of training and mandatory gun lock use.
The proposal in the Republican-controlled state Senate came down to a stalemate after defections by GOP lawmakers that allowed Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam to cast the deciding vote.
The final approval hearing to settle a class action suit against Taurus International has been postponed, pushing the inevitable recall of defective handguns by at least six months.
Proposals are afoot on both the east and west coasts that could see a mandate for gun owners to keep a minimum amount of liability insurance under threat of up to $10,000 in fines.