Local governments in Arizona will soon have to sell firearms surrendered at gun buyback events to licensed gun dealers. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer prohibits public agencies from destroying the weapons, even if...more
The U.S. Senate today rejected a bill that would have closed a major loophole in federal gun laws by subjecting firearm purchases made at gun shows and online to background checks....more
On March 14, 2013, Tennessee Governor Haslam signed the so-called “Guns in Trunks” law, which will go into effect July 1, 2013. The new law, which will be codified as T.C.A § 39-17-1313, states that handgun-carry permit...more
Ray Woollard will have to keep his guns at home, now that the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Maryland can legally require him to state a “good and substantial reason” to carry a loaded handgun in public....more
Several states – including Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina – are currently considering legislation that would require employers to allow their employees to bring firearms to work and store them in their vehicles...more
In a sweeping ruling, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that there is no Second Amendment right to carry a concealed firearm in public. The broad wording of the decision in Peterson v. Martinez creates a...more
This article first appeared on the Huffington Post.
New Jersey’s law that limits handgun purchases to one per month was just upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, creating a federal law foundation for other...more
As Congress ponders an assault-weapons ban and universal background checks, local authorities across the country are using gun “buyback” programs to try to decrease the numbers of guns in their communities.
Following the executive branch’s announcement of its gun control recommendations earlier in the month, on Jan. 30 the Senate Judiciary Committee took up the problem of gun violence in the United States....more
In This Issue:
- 'I Was Wrong’ How One Activist’s Apology Changes The GMO Debate
- What’s Next From The CFPB
- Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins Levick
- Activist Investors IN 2013: “Success Begets...more
When President Obama rolled out his new gun control plan at the White House, he included some small but noticeable concessions for the National Rifle Association (NRA) and other advocates of responsible gun ownership....more
In This Issue:
- DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS -
Congress is in recess this week. The House returns on Monday, and the Senate returns January 21st.
Debt Ceiling, Budget & the Economy. The President’s Fiscal Year...more
Vice President Joe Biden met this week with government officials, victims of gun violence, retailers, media executives and firearm advocates on both sides of the issue as part of a task force designed to look for ways to...more
In a tone-deaf response to the horrific mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday that left 26 dead, including 20 children, the National Rifle Association this morning blamed “gun-free” zones for the massacre...more
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