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Gun Control

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  • Gun bills on different paths; 'snippy' over border security?

    Tensions may be rising between the Republican heads of the Senate and House over the best way to secure the Texas-Mexico border. But don't try to be pithy and say things are getting snippy. After Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who leads the Senate, held a...
  • Texas Senate panel advances gun rights bills

    AUSTIN, Texas The Texas state Senate under new leadership and with a harder conservative edge is poised to make expanding gun rights its first major priority. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted Thursday to allow the open carrying of handguns and...
  • Kansas proposal would allow concealed carry with no permit

    Kansas proposal would allow concealed carry with no permit
    Coming off legislative victories in recent years, gun-rights advocates pushed Kansas lawmakers Thursday to allow the state's residents to carry concealed firearms without requiring them to obtain a permit. The Senate Federal and State Affairs...
  • Democrats, advocates begin multi-year abortion-rights effort

    Abortion-rights activists had a 12-plus hour filibuster last session that temporarily derailed tough new restrictions on the procedure in Texas and thousands of protesters who thronged the state Capitol for weeks. This time, they've got a series of long-...
  • Sandy Hook Panel Issues Safety, Mental Health Recommendations

    Sandy Hook Panel Issues Safety, Mental Health Recommendations
    HARTFORD – The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission on Thursday released a draft report on the Dec. 14, 2012, school massacre that brought a state to its knees and spawned tougher gun laws, more police mass-response training, and exposed weaknesses in the...
  • Troopers, big crowds as Texas lawmakers take up gun rights

    Weeks of tension over Texas gun rights shifted to the grind of lawmaking Thursday when more than 100 people waited under heightened security at the Capitol to testify on looser firearm laws that Republicans have prioritized under new Gov. Greg Abbott....
  • Newtown panel urges more gun control, mental health changes

    A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a new focus for the state's "fragmented and...
  • Magpul Industries has Cheyenne operation up and running

    A company that makes ammunition magazines and other accessories for guns has opened its new manufacturing and distribution center in Cheyenne. Magpul Industries Corp. started production at its Cheyenne facility on Jan. 12 and sent out its first...
  • Township gets requests for welcome signs with pro-gun rights message posted to deter crime

    Local officials say several pro-gun rights signs posted in their rural Pennsylvania township as a way to discourage crime have been vandalized, but they think they have a way to cash in on the media attention the signs have received. Conoy Township in...
  • Ohio's US Senate race intensifying ahead of decision by Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland

    Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland is facing virtually daily attacks over his positions on political hot-button issues even before he makes up his mind whether to run for the U.S. Senate next year. On Wednesday, news that the Buckeye Firearms...
  • Pa. town flooded with requests for welcome signs with gun rights message

    Pa. town flooded with requests for welcome signs with gun rights message
    BAINBRIDGE (AP) — Several pro-gun rights signs posted in this rural Pennsylvania township as a way to discourage crime have been vandalized, but officials think they have a way to cash in on the media attention the signs have received. Conoy...