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Gun Industry Immunity Again Tested with Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuit

Last week’s massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival offers gun control advocates a fresh chance to test a law, put in place by Republicans and the gun industry’s lobby, that protects the industry from liability for the criminal …

West Virginia House Approves Bill Waiving Permits for Concealed Guns

After the bill was vetoed last year, a proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit in West Virginia passed its first major test this week. The Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry legislation. …

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NRA Challenge to San Francisco Gun Law

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a National Rifle Association challenge to a San Francisco law that requires people who store handguns at home to either put them in a lockbox or disable them with a trigger lock. Over two …

Insurers Cooperated in Writing of Florida Rule on Gun Ownership

Florida lawmakers have approved legislation that supporters say will uphold a policyholder’s constitutional right to bear arms by preventing insurers from using gun ownership in underwriting. The Florida House of Representatives by a 77 to 44 margin signed-off on the …

Tennessee Gov. Haslam Has Concerns Over Guns-in-Parks Bill

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said he has “major concerns” about a measure supported by fellow Republicans in the Legislature seeking to do away with local government’s power to decide whether to allow firearms in public parks. The Legislature in 2009 …

Oklahoma Gov. Signs Bill Limiting Liability at Gun Ranges, Shops, Clubs

Legislation signed by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin would limit the liability of owners, employees and customers for injuries that take place on gun ranges, gun shops and gun clubs. Senate Bill 875, by state Sen. Anthony Sykes and state Rep. …