A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a California law that would have banned carrying firearms in most public places, ruling that it violates the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and deprives people of their ability to defend themselves and their loved ones.
A federal court Tuesday struck down a Maryland gun law as overly "burdensome," in a win the National Rifle Association (NRA) is calling a "significant victory" for Second Amendment rights.
Liberal and conservative justices sounded persuaded by arguments from the Biden administration's top Supreme Court lawyer that the prohibition is in line with the longstanding practice of disarming dangerous people.
Police are clearing up some misconceptions about Florida's new permitless carry laws that went into effect this summer.
The U.S. has had 30 school shootings so far this year, with 16 people killed and 32 injured. Twelve of those deaths were students or other children.
The number of states enacting gun legislation has climbed this year. The move signals an ongoing nationwide debate about balancing the right to bear arms and curbing gun violence.
Floridians can now carry a firearm without a permit in most places, as long as the weapon is concealed and they’re not a felon. However, some are still pushing the envelope, using a loophole in state law to carry guns out in the open.
A year after its sweeping gun rights ruling, the Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether judges are going too far in striking down restrictions on firearms.
More than 200 laws, spanning topics from TikTok bans and concealed carry to amusement rides and transgender bathroom access, will go into effect in Florida on Saturday.
Flagler County is thinking about getting more guns in schools. The school board on Tuesday is expected to vote on whether to start a "Guardian Program."
Gun rights groups argue the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives lacks the authority to force millions of gun owners to register their weapons equipped with stabilizing braces.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee approved extra protections for gun and ammunition dealers, manufacturers, and sellers against lawsuits in legislation passed following the shooting.
The judge's ruling, if not overturned, would allow firearms dealers to sell guns to 18- to 20-year-olds.
The Florida House on Friday passed a measure that would lower the minimum age from 21 to 18 to buy rifles and other “long” guns, voting to scrap a high-profile change passed after a 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Half of the people polled worry about being a victim of gun violence, including many in gun-owning households.
The law blocks the sale, distribution, manufacture and importation of more than 50 gun models, including AR-15s, AK-47s and similar style rifles. The measure does not bar the possession of the weapons by people who already have them.
The Washington state Senate on Saturday approved an assault-weapons ban, a measure long sought by gun-control advocates.
Rep. Jamaal Bowman was shouting in front of a throng of reporters before Rep. Thomas Massie challenged him
With backing from Speaker Paul Renner, a House panel on Monday approved a bill that would lower the minimum age from 21 to 18 to buy rifles and other long guns in Florida.
The Justice Department says the law wreaked havoc with crime-fighting partnerships with Missouri law enforcement. The state's Republican-led legislature passed the law in 2021.