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A Glock .40 caliber handgun (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ballot Initiative Launched For Gun Checks

A group has filed paperwork to launch an initiative to put gun background checks the Nevada ballot in 2016.

06/20/2014

Senator Justin Jones. Photo Nevada Senate

Gun PAC Aims At Senator

Jones sponsored background check legislation which passed in the legislature but was vetoed by Governor Sandoval

02/10/2014

File photo of a person at a gun show. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

N.M. Rally Held For Gun-Buyer Background Checks

About 100 gun safety advocates rallied at the Capitol for a proposal to require criminal background checks of more people who buy firearms at gun shows.

01/22/2014

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Nevada Senate Takes Up Mental Health Gun Laws

As the dust begins to settle from a scuffle in the Nevada Legislature over gun control, only two substantial plans remain that would overhaul firearms policy in the state.

04/21/2013

File photo of guns being displayed at a gun show. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

School Officials Oppose Campus Carry Bill

Backers of a bill to allow employees of school districts and Nevada’s higher education system to carry guns on campus if they have a concealed weapon permit say the issue is about responding quickly to imminent threats.

03/25/2013

Matt Chapel carries several guns on his body as he listens to speakers at a gun rights rally and march at the Utah State Capitol on March 2, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Advance Bill That Utah Alone Can Regulate Firearms In State

Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that declares Utah alone is able to regulate firearms in the state.

03/05/2013

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Firearms, Ammo May Be Taxed

A tax on guns and ammunition may be on the way to Nevada.

03/01/2013

County Commissioner Tom Collins / Clark County photo

Commissioner Collins Faces Gun Charge

A Clark County commissioner faces municipal charges for allegedly shooting a gun outside his North Las Vegas home last month.

08/15/2012

File photo of a prisoner with his arms hanging out of cell bar.  (credit: Chris Leschinsky/GettyImages)

Vegas Federal Judge Sentences Robber To 237 Years

A federal judge in Las Vegas sentenced a 28-year-old man to 237 years in federal prison after a jury found him guilty last November of heading a three-day spree of nine armed robberies in August 2010.

05/25/2012

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Wal-Mart: More Gun Sales Will Help Our Bottom Line

NEW YORK – Wal-Mart said Thursday that it is bringing guns back to many of its U.S. stores in an effort to lift slumping sales, including some right here in Southern Nevada In 2006, Wal-Mart […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/30/2011

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