The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), a gun industry trade group, and local law enforcement announced an initiative targeting illegal straw purchases in Baltimore on Thursday.
More than half of Illinois's 2,351 federally licensed gun dealers haven't yet applied for state licenses required by the new Illinois's Firearm Dealer License Certification Act, which takes effect Wednesday.
The Virginia legislature adjourned its special session on Tuesday without any votes on gun measures and Republican leaders labeled Gov. Ralph Northam's decision to call the session "an election-year stunt."
Members of the groups will descend on Richmond July 9 as the Virginia legislature begins a special session called by embattled Governor Ralph Northam (D) in the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.
A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit by California gun owners who claim they were unable to comply with the state’s latest registration law because the state’s internet-based registration system does not work properly.
A study published in the latest edition of the Journal of Urban Health argues perpetrators of gun crimes acquire their guns shortly before using them, and better enforcement of current law could interrupt these transactions.