Gun Control

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Jul 27, 2022

Brnovich joins lawsuit seeking to bar crackdown on ‘ghost guns’

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is joining a lawsuit to bar the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms from cracking down on what the agency considers "ghost guns.''

Jul 6, 2021

Tucson to ignore Arizona’s ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’ law

Officials in the city of Tucson plan to ignore Arizona's new "Second Amendment sanctuary" law that bars state and local governments from enforcing certain federal gun regulations.

Jun 21, 2021

Faulty thinking on guns

It seems like the public should be engaging in a moral calculation rather than the political or philosophical calculations used by so many. Do we want to do something, or are we content to be done-in by gun violence?

Dec 27, 2019

Mandatory licensing would reduce gun violence

Arizonans cannot afford to wait to act on the epidemic of gun violence in our state. Contact your legislators today and ask them to introduce a firearm licensing bill.

Aug 20, 2019

Reg flag gun laws leave innocent people vulnerable

Let us continue to defend ourselves without any type of government interference or violation of our God given rights.

May 13, 2019

Student group refocuses school safety efforts

A student-led group that tried to get lawmakers to enact gun control last year is refocusing on something more attainable.

May 7, 2019

Lemonade legislation lands on Ducey’s desk

The state Senate on Monday gave final approval to legislation declaring lemonade to be the official state drink despite objections that the action sends precisely the wrong message to teens who want to affect state policy. Proponents of HB 2692 pointed out that the measure was crafted by a Gilbert high school student who complained […]

Mar 19, 2018

Gov. Doug Ducey rolls out school safety package

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants more school resource officers and school mental health spending, a new way to remove guns from unstable people and technology fixes to get state convictions into the federal gun background check system faster.

May 4, 2017

Giffords joins Democrats accusing Trump, GOP of pandering to NRA

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined House and Senate Democrats May 3 to accuse Republicans of pandering to the gun lobby with bills to do away with gun-free school zones and deregulate silencers, among other measures.

Mar 15, 2017

Senate panel clears bill blocking government mandates on smart guns

Calling the technology a method of gun control, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to preclude any mandate that Arizonans have to purchase "smart'' guns.

Jun 21, 2016

Senate takes up, then blocks, competing gun-control measures

The Senate had the opportunity to act on competing gun-control measures Monday, but proceeded instead to block action on any of the proposals in votes that fell mostly along party lines.

Jun 16, 2016

McCain: Obama ‘directly responsible’ for Orlando shooting

Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama is "directly responsible" for the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, because of the rise of the Islamic State group on the president's watch. But he later issued a statement saying that he "misspoke."