A federal appeals court has stayed a ruling by a lower court that would have declared the current concealed carry laws in Washington, DC as being potentially unconstitutional.
Hawaii could begin enrolling gun owners into a federal database that would alert authorities if a resident is arrested in another state, making it the first state to do so.
A federal judge struck down part of D.C.’s gun carry law as likely unconstitutional on Tuesday.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) said that he will introduce gun control legislation to expand background checks on Monday.
The gun ban instituted in certain government buildings by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) last October does not make gun carry in those locations illegal, the state government clarified.
The first gun range and gun store within the city limits of Washington, D.C. is scheduled to open within the next year.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam allowed legislation that enables faculty at public colleges and universities in the state to carry guns on campus to become law without his signature Monday.
A new poll shows that more than 70 percent of Americans support keeping legal protections for gun makers and dealers whose products are used in crimes.