The U.S. Justice Department denied a claim made to lawmakers that two guns sold in purchases sanctioned by federal firearms agents were later used in a shootout that left a Border Patrol agent dead near the Arizona-Mexico border.Read More »
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A Democratic state lawmaker says it’s time to close what he calls a gap in state law that allows people to purchase firearms at gun shows without the same background check required at shops.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
Gorman's campaign in the crowded CD3 race is invisible no longer after she has gained national attention for a 43-second Web campaign video that shows her firing several guns, including an automatic rifle.Read More »
Legislation that will allow most people in Arizona to carry a concealed weapon without a permit won't change employers' ability to ban firearms from the workplace.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is nearing the deadline to act on a bill that would make Arizona the third state to not require a permit to carry a concealed weapon.Read More »
It took cunning and persistence to outmaneuver one of the most powerful Republicans in the Arizona Legislature, but, so far, Sen. Ken Cheuvront seems to have pulled it off.Read More »
A bill that makes significant changes to the state’s laws regarding concealed weapons was passed by a party-line vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Feb. 1 Republicans on the committee voted to pass S1102, while Democrats voted against it. ...Read More »
A handful of bills aimed at easing restrictions on weapons were approved by a Senate committee on Jan. 25. One of the bills, S1021, would justify deadly force if a person shoots someone who is threatening physical violence. Last year, ...Read More »
Just two days before the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Phoenix, the state House of Representatives gave its approval to a measure that would allow gun owners to keep weapons in their cars, even if it is against a private property owner's wishes.Read More »