The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban.
A bill mandating background checks for gun purchases, prohibiting armor piercing bullets and taxing firearm sales has been introduced in the Nevada Assembly.
A new survey finds more than 80 percent of Nevadans support criminal background checks for gun buyers.
A bill to allow school employees to carry guns on campus has been introduced in the Nevada Senate.
It was the place where former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords last spoke and walked without limitations; where Emily Nottingham’s son became the first Congressional aide to die in the line of duty; where a 9-year-old girl was gunned down while waiting to shake hands with a politician.
Utah lawmakers have advanced a bill that declares Utah alone is able to regulate firearms in the state.
A Nevada Assemblywoman is trying to make it legal for concealed carry permit holders to carry their firearms on the state’s college campuses.
An Arizona gun-rights group is seeking to stop municipalities from destroying guns voluntarily turned into police departments.
Las Vegas’ Carolyn Goodman has joined other mayors in supporting tougher gun control legislation.
Advocates for both sides of the gun issue held weekend events in Las Vegas, prompted by the nationwide “Gun Appreciation Day.”
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