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In this image taken from FOX19 Cincinnati video, FBI officials gather outside the FBI building in Cincinnati, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. An armed man decked out in body armor tried to breach a security screening area at the FBI field office in Ohio on Thursday, then fled and exchanged gunfire in a standoff with law enforcement, authorities said. (FOX19 Cincinnati via AP)

Gunman identified in attack on FBI's Cincinnati office

- Associated Press


Billie Eilish performs on stage during Day 2 of Music Midtown 2019 in Atlanta, Sept. 15, 2019. The cancellation of the major music festival has ignited a new fight over Georgia gun laws. Live Nation has refused to say why it abruptly called off September 2022’s Music Midtown festival. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)

Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new fight over guns

- Associated Press









The Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 14, 2022. The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

After Supreme Court ruling, it's open season on U.S. gun laws

- Associated Press




Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference as Democrats push to bring the assault weapons ban bill to the floor for a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 29, 2022. Pelosi says the House will consider the public safety bills on police reform later when the House considers the Senate reconciliation package. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House passes semi-automatic gun ban after 18-year lapse

- Associated Press





AR-15-style rifles are on display at Burbank Ammo & Guns in Burbank, Calif., on June 23, 2022. Gun manufacturers have made more than $1 billion from selling AR-15-style guns over the past decade, and for two companies those revenues have tripled over the past three years, a House investigation unveiled Wednesday, July 27, found. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) **FILE**

AR-15 style guns sold as a sign of manhood as shootings rise

- Associated Press










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California: Gun Control in the Budget

Published June 23 2020

Tomorrow, June 24, the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee will be hearing several budget trailer bills including Assembly Bill 88 relating to the public safety budget.

Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled!

Published June 23 2020

Despite pressing issues the state is facing surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, lawmakers are continuing the assault on our Second Amendment Freedoms, scheduling additional anti-gun bills for a hearing this week. The House Pubic Safety and Judiciary Committees are holding a joint hearing on Wednesday, June 24 to hear SB 2635 and SB 3054.  Additionally as reported, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be considering HB 1902 and HB 2744 on Thursday, June 25. 

Supreme Court’s Inaction Frustrates Second Amendment Supporters, Emboldens Anti-gun Activists

Published June 22 2020

Gun owners are by now used to being disappointed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to uphold their rights or even to defend its own Second Amendment precedents. But the court’s neglect reached a new low last Monday, with its sweeping decision to deny review of the many Second Amendment cases pending on its docket.  

Legal Reckoning for Jackson, MS Mayor’s Foolish Carry Ban

Published June 22 2020

As we reported earlier, Chokwe Lumumba, the mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, announced an executive order on April 24 as part of his response to the COVID-19 civil emergency. The order prohibited the “carrying of an unconcealed loaded or unloaded pistol or revolver or any other firearm, carried upon the person or in a sheath, belt holster or shoulder holster or in a purse, handbag, satchel, other similar bag or briefcase or fully enclosed case, with such pistol, revolver, or firearm being wholly or partially visible.”

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