Student, lawmakers call for changes to gun laws
Saying students are trying to save their own lives, a Mountain View High School junior said Monday he is helping organize a walkout Wednesday to get the attention of recalcitrant legislators who to date have yet to approve any meaningful limits on access to guns.
Mass shooting could spur Arizona gun law changes
Every day since 17 students and faculty were gunned down in a Florida high school, Arizona’s Democratic legislators have pleaded with their Republican colleagues to do something, anything, to make sure such a mass shooting never happens again.
Gun bill would make ‘Shannon’s Law’ tougher to prosecute
Arizona gun owners would be able to escape being prosecuted under “Shannon's Law” if they say it was just an accident that they fired their gun into the air.
House votes to forbid enforcement of some federal gun laws
The state House voted 33-21 Wednesday to forbid state and local governments from helping to enforce any federal law, act, order or rule that deals with the personal possession of firearms and infringes on the constitutional right of people to have weapons.
Bill moves legalizing sawed-off shotguns, nunchucks in Arizona
Want a sawed-off shotgun or a silencer for your pistol? State senators voted Monday to let you have them – at least as far as Arizona law is concerned.
Panel: Harsher penalties for straw buyers could curb gun traffic to Mexico
Stricter U.S. gun measures are needed to stem the flow of guns to Mexico, where the weapons are fueling violence and leaving people “under siege” with little hope of help from their government, activists said Thursday.
Arizona leaders link domestic violence to gun use
Some Arizona leaders say gun ownership contributes to domestic violence. State Sens. Katie Hobbs and Olivia Cajero Bedford are leading a campaign in Arizona to connect weak gun laws and domestic abuse.
Veto of guns bill makes us less safe
What a gun-crying shame. We’re all less safe with the veto of the well-written no-guns-in- buildings law, incorrectly labeled by the media and rights-deniers as the “guns-in-buildings” law.
Universities: Guns-on-campus measure would have multimillion-dollar impact
Universities are offering one more reason to oppose a measure to allow guns on campuses — it would cost millions of dollars to implement.
Campus guns bill struggling in Senate
A proposal to allow guns on university and college campuses is stuck in the Senate.
The bill’s chief sponsor, Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu City, said he’s so far only corralled 13 “yes” votes for the proposal.
Rural college district to vote against campus guns
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) a�� Members of the Mohave Community College governing board are likely to vote against a bill allowing properly permitted residents to carry guns on campus.
Guns-on-campus bill advances despite overwhelming opposition
The testimony heard by lawmakers on Monday was overwhelmingly against a proposal to allow guns on university and college campuses, but it was not enough to dissuade Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee from advancing the measure.