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Waffle House attack: Illinois lawmakers try to change gun law in response to Nashville shooting – The Tennessean

The Tennessean Waffle House attack: Illinois lawmakers try to change gun law in response to Nashville shooting The Tennessean Waffle House attack: Illinois lawmakers try to change gun law in response to Nashville shooting. Illinois lawmakers are debating changes to state law that one state senator believes may have prevented the Waffle House attack if previously enacted … Continue reading

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More Cities Join Challenge To Gun-Law Penalties – WGCU News

WGCU News More Cities Join Challenge To Gun-Law Penalties WGCU News An additional 10 municipalities have joined a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law that imposes strict penalties on local governments and officials who violate a restriction on regulating guns and ammunition. The lawsuit was filed last … Continue reading

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Gainesville Among 10 Cities Joining A Legal Challenge Of Gun-Law Penalties – WUFT

WUFT Gainesville Among 10 Cities Joining A Legal Challenge Of Gun-Law Penalties WUFT An additional 10 municipalities have joined a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law that imposes strict penalties on local governments and officials who violate a restriction on regulating guns and ammunition. The lawsuit was filed last … Continue reading

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Oklahoma governor vetoes no-permit gun law – KTEN

Oklahoma governor vetoes no-permit gun law KTEN OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation authorizing adults to carry handguns without a permit. Fallin vetoed the bill after state law enforcement authorities, including Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Deputy … and more » Continue reading

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Opinion: On gun laws, legislature is waffle house – Pocono Record

Opinion: On gun laws , legislature is waffle house Pocono Record State legislators characteristically did nothing in 2012 after John Walton, of Butler Twp., Luzerne County, retrieved a gun that a court had ordered him to surrender and used the weapon to kill his estranged wife and himself. Under state law, Walton … Continue reading

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On gun laws, Legislature is waffle house – Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-Tribune On gun laws , Legislature is waffle house Scranton Times-Tribune State legislators characteristically did nothing in 2012 after John Walton, of Butler Twp., Luzerne County, retrieved a gun that a court had ordered him to surrender and used the weapon to kill his estranged wife and himself. Under state law, Walton … Continue reading

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Illinois seeks to close gun law ‘loophole’ after Waffle House shooting – Reuters UK

Illinois seeks to close gun law 'loophole' after Waffle House shooting Reuters UK Gun rights advocates said the problem lay with Travis' father, who may have knowingly broken Illinois state law and federal law by giving guns to someone not allowed to have them. “Certain people commit crimes,” said California attorney Chuck Michel … and more » Continue reading

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Illinois seeks to close gun law ‘loophole’ after Waffle House shooting – Reuters

USA TODAY Illinois seeks to close gun law 'loophole' after Waffle House shooting Reuters Gun rights advocates said the problem lay with Travis' father, who may have knowingly broken Illinois state law and federal law by giving guns to someone not allowed to have them. “Certain people commit crimes,” said California attorney Chuck Michel … Fundraiser by James Shaw Jr : Victims Of Waffle House Shooting – GoFundMe GoFundMe Fundraiser by Yashar Ali : Help The Waffle House Hero – GoFundMe GoFundMe all 396 news articles » Continue reading

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Editorial: Every city must fight harmful state gun law – MyPalmBeachPost

MyPalmBeachPost Editorial: Every city must fight harmful state gun law MyPalmBeachPost Editorial: Every city should ally with Boca Raton in joining lawsuit challenging state law that handcuffs local officials from setting gun regs. and more » Continue reading

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Lake Worth may join list of cities taking aim at state gun law – WPEC

WPEC Lake Worth may join list of cities taking aim at state gun law WPEC If city leaders break that state law, they can be removed from office and fined $5,000. “I think it's very likely unconstitutional,” Hardy said. Around a dozen South Florida cities have already sued the state over the ban on local gun laws , and Lake … Continue reading

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