May 1, 2018

Senate approves watered down gun bill

State senators voted Tuesday for what was crafted as a comprehensive school and public safety plan -- but not before Republicans removed a key provision designed to take guns away from dangerous people.

Students are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on February 14, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Apr 3, 2018

Legislature poised to work on Ducey school safety plan

A first draft of legislation that corresponds to Gov. Doug Ducey’s school safety plan surfaced in the Arizona legislature Tuesday.

Jordan Harb (Photo by Paulina Pineda/Arizona Capitol Times)
Mar 26, 2018

Jordan Harb: Starting a life of politics and public policy

Jordan Harb, the 17-year-old Mesa student who helped organize a student walkout on March 14 to mark the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., said he won’t be deterred by lawmakers’ lack of response.

Students were greeted by supporters, signs and flowers as they returned to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 in Parkland, Fla. With a heavy police presence, classes resumed for the first time since several students and teachers were killed by a former student on Feb. 14. (Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald via AP)
Mar 2, 2018

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.

Feb 20, 2018

Republicans reject vote on proposal to ban gun bump stocks

Republicans rejected a Democratic maneuver to force a vote on a proposal banning so-called bump stocks or accessories designed to accelerate the rate of fire of semiautomatic rifles.