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Mother Charged After Florida Toddler Fatally Shoots Father

A 2-year old boy fatally shot his father in an accident after finding a gun, and the boy’s mother is now facing criminal charges, authorities in Florida said Monday. Reggie Mabry, 26, was fatally shot late last month while he …

California Moves Toward Allowing Lawsuits Over Illegal Guns

Spurred by Tuesday’s deadly elementary school shooting in Texas, California senators approved giving people the power to sue those who traffic in illegal firearms, mimicking a Texas law that is intended to deter abortions. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom sought the …

California May Empower Citizens to Sue Over Illegal Firearms

For all California’s nation-leading attempts to regulate firearms, the state has not found a way to deter those happy to skirt the laws with stolen or homemade and increasingly prevalent “ghost” guns. In just two recent examples, police say the …

DOJ Settles with Parkland Shooting Victims’ Families for $128 Million

The U.S. government has agreed to pay almost $128 million to the families of the victims killed in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, ending lawsuits that charged that the FBI was warned …

Alabama House Could Vote Today to End Permit Requirement for Concealed Guns

The Alabama House of Representatives could vote as soon as today on legislation to do away with the requirement for a person to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. House Speaker Mac McCutcheon said there is …

Bump in Issue of Concealed Carry Permits in Ohio

The number of concealed carry permits issued by the state of Ohio this year is on pace to far exceed the number of permits issued in 2015. Records from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office shows nearly 94,000 permits were issued …

Governor Signs Bill Allowing Guns in Tennessee Parks

Local governments in Tennessee can no longer bar people with handgun carry permits from bringing firearms to parks, playgrounds and sports fields under legislation signed last week by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. In a letter to the speakers of the …

Florida Court Upholds Law Banning Open Carry of Firearms for Self Defense

An appeals court has upheld a Florida law banning people from openly carrying firearms purely for self-defense purposes. A three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal issued the ruling Feb. 18 in the case of Dale Norman. Norman …

Cochrane & Company Combines Property, GL Coverage for Shooting Sports Program

Cochrane & Company has combined general liability and property insurance for its ARMS program for the shooting sports industry, which includes ammunition, firearms manufacturing, and all supporting specialties. The coverage is backed by a carrier rated A by A.M. Best …

Illinois Governor Signs Gun Law on Background Checks, Thefts

Illinois gun owners who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon will face tougher restrictions under a new law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. The law closes a background check loophole for the sale or transfer of …