Today, Constitutional/Permitless Carry legislation, Legislative Document 652, was enacted by the state Senate by a vote of 23-12. This critical legislation will now go to Governor Paul LePage for his expected signature.
Toomey said he's going to keep working to make the case to Republican colleagues that lawmakers can fight for gun rights and still support background checks. He said the plan's about making sure guns stay out of the wrong hands, not gun control.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the District can continue enforcing its new rules for gun permits, pending a final ruling on whether the restrictions are constitutional — indicating that the judges see some merit in the city’s position that the law should stand.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie has created a commission to study the ownership and possession of firearms after a woman who had received a domestic-violence restraining order against an ex-boyfriend was killed at home while waiting for a gun permit to be approved.
President Obama just can't help making false claims about guns. On Friday, during his eulogy in Charleston, S.C., for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Obama spent four minutes pushing his agenda for gun control.