Republican Congressman Thomas Massie (R., Ky.) introduced a bill on Thursday that would require Washington, D.C., to honor valid gun-carry permits from other states.
The House of Representatives passed a bill last Thursday to amend the process used to determine whether a veteran receiving benefits from the Veterans Administration should be denied their gun rights.
A leading gun group filed a lawsuit on Thursday in an effort to undue an expansion of Massachusetts’ assault weapons ban enacted unilaterally by the state’s attorney general.
The Missouri legislature overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of permitless gun carry on Wednesday, making it the 11th state to adopt the policy.
PHILADELPHIA—Democratic senators, congressmen, and governors told a group of gun control advocates they are confident in Hillary Clinton at an event in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Proponents say a new gun law in Connecticut, which will allow firearms to be confiscated from those who have a temporary restraining order filed against them, will save lives, but gun rights advocates say it will deny gun owners due process and could result in other unintended consequences when it goes into effect Oct. 1.
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.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) said that he will introduce gun control legislation to expand background checks on Monday.
Gun control activists are targeting lawmakers in Missouri over a bill that would legalize permitless gun carry in the state.