A bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases in Nevada has passed a Senate committee.
The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers.
Arizona cities and counties that hold community gun buyback events will have to sell the surrendered weapons instead of destroying them under a bill Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Monday.
Demonstrators rallied outside the federal building in Las Vegas on Saturday to protest U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s vote against more extensive background checks for gun purchasers.
Senator Dean Heller says he will vote against a bipartisan bill supporters hope will prevent gun violence.
Nevada lawmakers have endorsed two bills restricting access to firearms for mentally ill people when it is determined they are a danger to themselves or others.
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.
Part of a youth hunter education program sponsored by the National Rifle Association may be in jeopardy because of a scarcity of ammunition.
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.