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Orlando, Maitland join lawsuit against Florida ban on local gun laws – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Orlando Weekly (blog) Orlando, Maitland join lawsuit against Florida ban on local gun laws Orlando Weekly (blog) Orlando and Maitland are among 10 cities who joined a lawsuit this week that challenges a state ban on local gun restrictions. In Florida, elected municipal officials who pass gun regulations can be removed from office by the governor, personally sued … Continue reading

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Orlando, Maitland join lawsuit against Florida ban on local gun laws – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Orlando Weekly (blog) Orlando, Maitland join lawsuit against Florida ban on local gun laws Orlando Weekly (blog) Orlando and Maitland are among 10 cities who joined a lawsuit this week that challenges a state ban on local gun restrictions. In Florida, elected municipal officials who pass gun regulations can be removed from office by the governor, personally sued … Continue reading

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City of Orlando joins lawsuit challenging ‘unconstitutionality’ of Florida gun law – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Orlando Weekly (blog) City of Orlando joins lawsuit challenging 'unconstitutionality' of Florida gun law Orlando Weekly (blog) Orlando City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to join a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida officials, challenging the 2011 state law that punishes local leaders for enacting firearms regulation. The class-action lawsuit seeks to declare the … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg, Tallahassee Join Suit Over Local Gun Laws – U.S. News & World Report

Orlando Weekly (blog) St. Petersburg, Tallahassee Join Suit Over Local Gun Laws U.S. News & World Report St. Petersburg, Tallahassee Join Suit Over Local Gun Laws . St. Petersburg and Tallahassee will join 10 other Florida cities and mayors in a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott over the issue of being able to regulate firearms in local jurisdictions. April … St. Petersburg joins Florida cities lawsuit against state ban on local gun laws Orlando Weekly (blog) all 15 news articles » Continue reading

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South Florida cities plan to sue state over penalties on local gun laws – Orlando Weekly (blog)

Orlando Weekly (blog) South Florida cities plan to sue state over penalties on local gun laws Orlando Weekly (blog) At least 10 South Florida cities are planning to sue Gov. Rick Scott and other state officials to invalidate penalties against elected officials who try to enact local gun laws . Currently, elected officials who pass gun laws can be removed from office … New bill would ban local politicians from passing gun control in South Carolina after the Parkland shooting The Independent all 3 news articles » Continue reading

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California Rings in Stricter Gun Laws – SF Weekly

SF Weekly California Rings in Stricter Gun Laws SF Weekly Would-be gun owners with a criminal conviction are the main target in a state whose gun laws were already tough. For one, superintendents no longer have the power to decide if school employees can bring concealed weapons to campus. Further protecting … Continue reading

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Local View: We need reasonable gun laws – Lincoln Journal Star

Capitol Weekly Local View: We need reasonable gun laws Lincoln Journal Star What about the Republicans' usual playbook? “Now is not the time to talk about gun laws .” OK, when is it a good time? “ Gun laws won't stop mass killers.” OK, motivated criminals can get guns. What about those with mental health issues? Should it be so … California gun laws and the Las Vegas shooting Capitol Weekly Blog: If Not Now, When Will We Pass Sensible Gun Laws ? Malibu Times (blog) POINT: We need gun control to solve the issue of gun violence Daily Nebraskan Being Libertarian  – The Lily  – Christian Science Monitor all 41 news articles » Continue reading

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California gun laws and the Las Vegas shooting – Capitol Weekly

Capitol Weekly California gun laws and the Las Vegas shooting Capitol Weekly With the toughest gun laws in the nation, California has a few regulations on the books that potentially could have lessened the carnage in the Las Vegas shooting if those laws had been enacted in Nevada. California outlaws bump stocks and large … The carnage will continue if 'do nothing' prevails: Editorial Poughkeepsie Journal Aaron Lewis: Gun Control Is Not the Answer After Las Vegas Shooting Taste of Country Letter from Las Vegas: a first-timer's view of the gun range Christian Science Monitor The Boot (blog) all 37 news articles » Continue reading

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The Great Gun Rights Divide in Alabama – WBHM (press release) (blog)

WBHM (press release) (blog) The Great Gun Rights Divide in Alabama WBHM (press release) (blog) There's a great divide in public opinion in Alabama about the role government should play in gun ownership. That's according to a report in the weekly newspaper Weld following the death of a bill in the 2017 legislative session that would've done away … Continue reading

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UW Shooting Victim Doesn’t Want Shooter’s Gun Rights Permanently Revoked – Seattle Weekly

Seattle Weekly UW Shooting Victim Doesn't Want Shooter's Gun Rights Permanently Revoked Seattle Weekly “I'm gonna say something that a lot of folks won't like,” says Joshua Dukes, the man who was shot on the University of Washington campus while protesting a speech given by alt-right icon Milo Yiannopoulos on Inauguration Day. “I don't think Elizabeth … Continue reading

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