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Cops and citizens could become victims of these new statutes if due process and other fundamental liberties are violated
The state law requiring the background check is intended to help police find people who own guns illegally; a federal judge has ruled it violated Second Amendment rights
The proposals include requiring background checks for advertised private gun sales, harshening penalties for reckless sales and creating a violence prevention resource network
“I’ve deemed it from my understanding of case law as unlawful or valid on its face,” Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard stated. “My office will not be taking any action on this”
The lawsuit alleged that carrying guns for self-defense was still necessary in these areas and that restrictions should only apply to areas with special government functions
Newsom also signed a law that, starting July 1, 2028, would require all semiautomatic pistols sold in California to have microstamping technology
Judge Urias said he agreed with plaintiffs who accused the governor of impeding on constitutional rights
Sheriff John Allen, along with other lawmakers and citizen groups, decried the temporary public health order as an infringement on civil liberties
The suspect shoved the officer into his cruiser and got on top of him, violently hitting him, getting his gun
Measure 114 would require a permit from law enforcement, safety training and a background check before a gun purchase
The state is now issuing about nine times as many risk orders per month as it was before the law was enacted
With “11 people dying by gunfire in the past 7 days,” a rapid response systems needs to be in place said Detroit Police Chief James White
“They’re going after the people who have guns, who are shooting other people,” Police Chief Chuck Lovell said
The accused gunman in the July 4 Highland Park shooting was issued a FOID despite police calls to his home months earlier
The suspect is still at large, police said
Sheriff Justin Smith said he won’t serve a petition against a university police officer, calling it a ‘fraud’ in a post online
Police say a suppressor was attached to the handgun the gunman used to kill a dozen people
A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of violating a state law that outlaws the manufacture, possession or sales of assault weapons
The new rules update existing gun-surrender requirements for people under restraining orders, adding a requirement for LE to serve the orders
New Zealand has banned all assault weapons less than a week after the massacre that took 50 lives
The governor signed a bill expanding mandatory background checks on firearm sales
The boy got the gun from the trooper’s locked police vehicle outside their home and shot his father in the buttocks
The decrease comes as fewer people are crossing the border illegally and after the agency overhauled how force should be deployed at the border
The judge ruled that staff who are training to carry concealed weapons on campuses don’t need many training hours
More than 75 percent of people in Illinois who received gun license revocations in 2018 ignored the notices
The gunman was issued a firearm owners’ ID card after a background check failed to show a 1995 aggravated assault conviction
House Democrats said they will push for “sensible” gun safety laws the public is demanding