democracy, Second Amendment, guns, schools
Jul 14, 2023

Violence is being used to destroy democracy

The Second Amendment was originally written so that state militias could respond in defense of democracy if the government turned into a tyranny. Now the Second Amendment has been perverted to give individuals guns so they can overthrow the government and create a tyranny.

guns, veto, Hobbs, campus, weapons training, students
Apr 17, 2023

Hobbs vetoes guns bills, saying they won’t prevent violence

Parents won't be able to bring their loaded weapons onto school campuses, at least not while Katie Hobbs is governor.

guns, House, Senate, parents, schools, Hobbs, veto, Marine Corps
Apr 11, 2023

GOP lawmakers approve measures dealing with guns and students

Republican lawmakers sent two measures dealing with guns and students to Gov. Katie Hobbs on Tuesday, likely courting one veto, if not two.

guns, Shamp, campuses, House
Apr 5, 2023

Measure to allow parents to avoid crime charges for carrying guns on campuses advances

A measure given preliminary House approval Wednesday would make it legal for any parent who has a child at a school to bring a firearm onto the campus and into the school itself if they possess a state-issued permit to carry a concealed weapon.

guns, Hobbs, veto, Arizona Bankers Association, Arizona Citizens Defense League
Mar 28, 2023

Hobbs vetoes bill aimed at motivating banks to work with gun makers, dealers

Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed legislation Tuesday designed to bribe or blackmail Arizona banks into doing business with gun manufacturers and dealers.

guns, bill, Senate, House, parents, campuses, Shamp, Kolodin, CCW, Nguyen, Lupe Contreras
Mar 8, 2023

Bill would let certain parents bring loaded guns onto campuses

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to let certain parents bring their loaded guns onto school campuses despite the fact they themselves are protected by rules and a metal detector that keep their armed constituents out.

guns, airports
Feb 20, 2023

Record 6,542 guns intercepted at US airport security in 2022

The Transportation Security Administration intercepted 6,542 guns last year at airport checkpoints one of thin Arizona and across the country. The number — roughly 18 per day — was an all-time high for guns intercepted at U.S. airports, and is sparking concern at a time when more Americans are armed.

Sep 2, 2022

Maricopa County making policy changes for gun violence cases

In an effort to reduce gun violence, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office is making some policy changes to hold criminals more accountable.

Jun 20, 2022

Ban assault weapons, not drag queens

Allow me to make a common sense assumption that should be reflected by common sense policy: assault weapons pose a greater danger to children than drag queens. 

guns, House, Senate, parents, schools, Hobbs, veto, Marine Corps
Mar 11, 2022

Lawmakers’ allegiance to gun lobby, not children

As I serve my community as a school board member, my work is to make sure kids in Arizona, like my daughter, are safe in and outside of school – especially from gun violence.

guns, bill, Senate, House, parents, campuses, Shamp, Kolodin, CCW, Nguyen, Lupe Contreras
Mar 11, 2022

Gun happy GOP lawmakers push for expansion

Republicans have introduced several bills this year to expand the places where people can carry a concealed handgun.

Feb 21, 2022

Protect residents, police by enforcing gun laws

Morris Richard Jones III, prohibited possessor, used illegally appropriated guns to slay the mother of an innocent and now orphaned child, shoot five Phoenix police officers, and injure four others with bullet shrapnel. If our community ever needed emergency legislation, we sure do need it right now. In fact, we needed it last week before […]