At their meeting in Key Largo, Friday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted to remove the ban on using silencers on pistols and rifles for hunting game animals despite opposition by gun control groups. Read more
A planned vote Thursday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to repeal a 57-year ban on using suppressors for game hunting has been pushed back due to attention from gun control opposition. Read more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will decide Thursday on repealing the state’s 1957 ban on the use of sound suppressor devices by hunters in the face of opposition from gun control advocates. Read more
This week the challenge to the controversial Sunnyvale, California law which banned virtually all magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, is being heard by a federal appeals court. Read more
Both the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Department of Justice will review their involvement in Operation Choke Point, a mass-market fraud prevention initiative that’s caught flak for its expansive list of “high risk” merchants.
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission rebuffed an effort this week by anti-hunting activists to ban the use of lead ammunition by hunters in the state. Read more
Several gun rights groups joined the fight last week to challenge a bill in California that would have banned the purchasing of mostly mail-order handgun ammunition and mandated registration of thumb-printing for all in-store purchases. Read more
A collection of lawmakers, allied with a state gun control group, are challenging a bill, called the “strongest firearms preemption statute in the country,” signed into law by Gov. Corbett (R) earlier this month. Read more