On March 26, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered that Peruta v. San Diego will be re-heard by an eleven-judge “en banc” panel. In February 2014, the NRA and CRPA sponsored Peruta case resulted in a monumental ruling by a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit. That decision held that the San Diego […]
Today, Senate Bill 941 was introduced in Oregon. This is an egregious bill that would require individuals to appear before a gun dealer to request a criminal background check prior to privately transferring a firearm.
Today, the Vermont Senate passed Senate Bill 141 on a 20 to 8 vote on “third reading.” S.141 is a “committee bill” that replaced Senate Bill 31, the “universal” background check bill, which was met with strong opposition from gun owners.
Yesterday, Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) signed Senate Bill 612 into law. SB 612, introduced by state Senator Jon Woods (R-7), has been codified into law as Act 649. Act 649 removes the restriction on law-abiding, permanent U.S. residents who are not citizens from obtaining an Arkansas concealed handgun license.
Today, the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee defeated Senate Bill 1858 with a 4 to 6 vote. SB 1858 was drafted to create a total ban on the sale or offer for sale of ivory or products containing ivory, regardless of provenance.
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 295 by a 12 to 9 vote. Sponsored by state Senator Mark Blasdel (R-4), SB 295 would remove the prohibition on the use of legal suppressors while hunting. Currently, hunters and sportsmen in 35 states across the country are able to use these sound suppressing devices for […]
On Tuesday, the Kentucky General Assembly adjourned with two pro-gun bills signed into law. As previously reported, Governor Steve Beshear (D) signed both Senate Bill 67 and House Bill 91 into law this week.