The Fourth Circuit decision is the first to expressly reject a right to bear an AR-15 or other "weapons of war."
A federal appeals court has thrown out the controversial 'Docs vs. Glocks' law.
If the deal is rejected, the class action could go to trial.
Trump should focus on the threat posed by 'sovereign citizens' and other home-grown terrorists.
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The ATF executed a search warrant at the home of a California police officer, and removed dozens of gun cases from the premises. The Pasadena police chief said that the action on Thursday was not related to the unnamed officer’s duties at the department, and that no charges had been filed or arrests made. The officer in question has been placed on administrative leave.
Border patrol agents seized a shipment of counterfeit Glock magazines from a container shipped to the port of Savannah, Ga. Officials found 591 cartons of handgun magazines illegally stamped with the pistolmaker's trademark. The company that made the magazines was given the opportunity to alter the products to make them legal, but did not do so. Based on Glock's recommended retail prices, the seized products had a total value of $2.1 million.
The University of Massachusetts rejected a proposal for a 4-H Shooting Sports program for children ages 8 to 18. The national program is run by public universities in 48 states. U-Mass officials said instead they would develop “a more broadly based program.” The only other state that doesn't have a 4-H shooting curriculum is Rhode Island.
A Maine state lawmaker is seeking to extend the right to carry a concealed handgun without a permit to gun owners as young as 18. Currently, the law only applies to those 21 and older. “We shouldn’t have to have training wheels,” says Senator Eric Brakey, the Republican legislator who is sponsoring a bill to lower the age requirement. Maine became a permitless state in 2015, owing to Brakey's efforts in the legislature.
The greatest threat women face is from men they know. The criminal justice system doesn't always recognize that fact.
In his final year as U.S. Attorney, the new Justice Department boss dramatically increased firearms prosecutions. The majority of cases targeted non-violent offenders.
We can’t understand gun violence without the full picture.
Cure Violence is expanding in the five boroughs.
Proposals to repeal training and license requirements for carrying firearms in public are gaining steam — no thanks to the NRA, say the activists behind the movement.
Former officials say the memo could be a pitch for the agency's top job.
Cure Violence has shown promise in reducing violent crime. But with its funding slashed in its home city, a few remaining foot soldiers are struggling to make a difference in neighborhoods gripped by fear.
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Trump demanded reports on immigrants and crime. Existing research shows that they are not nearly the threat the president has made them out to be.
But a leading expert on the politics of guns still sees constraints to the group’s most radical policy goals.
Guns Are Stolen in America Up to Once Every Minute. Owners Who Leave Their Weapons in Cars Make It Easy for Thieves.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including a murder.
The Debate Over Crime Rates is Ignoring the Metric That Matters Most: ‘Murder Inequality’
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As violent crime rates drop, fear, savvy marketing, and NRA-backed laws have given pistols an extreme makeover.