Gun Control

Gun Control

Dick's Sporting Goods
Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Edward Stack announced the chain would immediately stop selling assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, and that it would not sell guns to anyone under the age of 21, regardless of local laws. ...

National Politics
Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...

Boxes of Initiative 591 signatures were delivered to the Elections Division of the Office of Secretary of State in late November.
Local Top News
I-591 is the second gun-related measure before the legislature and would prohibit government agencies from requiring background checks on firearm recipients unless a uniform national standard is required. ...

Former  Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords leaves the hearing room after offering testimony to the House Judiciary Committee.
Politics Top News
Kelly told legislators that while Arizona and Washington both share a proud tradition of hunting and gun ownership, the mass shooting that injured his wife and the shootings at Cafe Racer in 2012 and the Jewish Federation of Seattle in 2009 show that action must be taken to prevent dangerous people from getting access to firearms. ...

Upswing in Gun Safety Response After Sandy Hook Shooting
The volume and intensity of the discussion in the Newtown case far exceeded that of the Tucson or Martin shootings. ...