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State Proposals to Mandate Insurance for Gun Owners Falter

Plans to mandate liability coverage for U.S. gun owners after last year’s school shooting in Connecticut have languished as opponents attack the proposals by comparing them to President Barack Obama’s health overhaul. Lawmakers in Illinois voted down by a margin …

As Gun Sales Soar, Insurance Sales Follow Suit

Proposed federal and state gun legislation is having an unintended effect on growth in the gun insurance market across the country. Experts in this segment say new policy submissions dealing with all aspects of guns, including gun shops, gun dealers …

Interest in Personal Gun Liability Insurance Protection Increasing

Interest in personal liability insurance for firearms owners has expanded with the media focus on gun-centric events and the public discussion of liability issues. While coverage is available through gun owner associations and through specialty insurers, the liability component of …

N.Y. Congresswoman Receives Death Threats Over Gun Liability Insurance Bill

A New York congresswoman who recently proposed federal legislation that would require gun owners to buy liability insurance said she has been receiving death threats over her proposal. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., issued a statement Wednesday saying that “Yesterday, several …

Connecticut’s Gun Liability Insurance Bill Withdrawn After Hearing

Connecticut’s recently proposed bill that would require firearm owners to maintain excess personal liability insurance and self defense insurance was withdrawn last week following a two-hour hearing held earlier during the week, a local newspaper reported. Similarly, in Maryland, a …