The number of hunting fatalities in Minnesota has dropped substantially in the past few decades, a trend that state officials attribute to effective firearm-safety programs.
The 11 gun bills signed by Brown on Friday included AB 500 by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, which requires gun owners to keep guns safely locked away when they are sharing a home with someone who is prohibited from owning a gun due to a criminal record or mental conditions.
Action Target recently received the Patriotic Employer Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense for actively employing veterans and supporting employee participation in various branches of the military.
A national Second Amendment group based in Bellevue has decided to sponsor “Guns Save Lives Day” on Dec. 14 – the anniversary of last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.
Nebraska firearm advocates are teaming up to back the initiative. It’s based off of Senator Janssen’s gun rights bill that never made it out of committee in 2012.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
Hyatt Gun Shop states that a subsidiary of Visa shut down payments for its customers’ online gun purchases, effectively cutting ties with “the nation’s largest gun store,” Hyatt claims, because of legal online gun sales.
Of the 17 bills awaiting gubernatorial approval, 11 were signed into law [Reuters report], including measures requiring buyers of long guns to obtain firearm safety certificates, phasing out the use of lead in ammunition, and banning individuals from gun ownership for five years if they “communicate a threat of physical violence against a … (more)