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Assembly Introduces Two Gun Bills

A bill mandating background checks for gun purchases, prohibiting armor piercing bullets and taxing firearm sales has been introduced in the Nevada Assembly.


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Poll: Nevadans Support Background Checks

A new survey finds more than 80 percent of Nevadans support criminal background checks for gun buyers.


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Nevada Senators Consider Campus Carry Bill

A bill to allow school employees to carry guns on campus has been introduced in the Nevada Senate.


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Giffords, Tucson Victims Call For New Gun Controls

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.


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.


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Concealed Carry Considered For College Campuses

A Nevada Assemblywoman is trying to make it legal for concealed carry permit holders to carry their firearms on the state’s college campuses.


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Ariz. Group Seeks To Stop Destruction Of Guns

An Arizona gun-rights group is seeking to stop municipalities from destroying guns voluntarily turned into police departments.


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Mayor Supports Gun Control Measures

Las Vegas’ Carolyn Goodman has joined other mayors in supporting tougher gun control legislation.


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Gun Advocates For Both Sides Speak Out

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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Officials: 15-Year-Old Son Kills Parents, 3 Siblings

A 15-year-old boy fatally shot two adults and three children at a home near Albuquerque, authorities said Sunday.