LAS VEGAS (AP) – Proponents of gun owner background checks say they turned in just under 247,000 signatures for a Nevada ballot measure to strengthen screening and reporting of weapon purchases.
Two media groups say ‘navigators’ hired to enroll Nevadans on the state health exchange have criminal backgrounds.
Groups seeking gun restrictions say they are searching for common ground with firearms manufacturers.
Survivors of gun violence, elected officials, local gun owners, and advocates are in Las Vegas as part of the “No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence”.
The nation’s mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.
People in Nevada can keep selling firearms to each other without doing background checks.
Over than 100 Clark County public schools’ rating were downgraded under Nevada’s new school rating system.
Senator Dean Heller will be urged to take action on gun violence at a downtown Las Vegas rally.
A late amendment to a bill mandating universal background checks for gun purchases in Nevada has given the effort renewed life in the state Legislature.
In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America’s gun laws.