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America’s love for guns, in one chart
Posted: June 22, 2018

A new analysis from the Small Arms Survey, a gun research group based in Geneva, Switzerland, estimated civilian gun ownership by country using a mix of surveys, data from federal registries, expert opinions, and other research methods. It found that the US has by far the highest rates of civilian gun ownership in the world. ...

Towns Create Gun-Store Free Zones, Confident Constitution Is on Their Side
Posted: June 22, 2018

Officials in New Jersey fed up with federal inaction are flexing policy muscles rarely used to regulate gun dealers: local zoning codes that effectively ban firearm stores. To give the crackdown constitutional cover, they took cues from a recent federal court decision on the other side of the country. ...

Columbus And Cincinnati Sued Over Gun Control Laws
Posted: June 22, 2018

Ohio pro-gun groups filed a lawsuit Thursday against Columbus and Cincinnati, hoping to overturn recently passed gun control measures. ...

More than 500 guns found, seized from convicted felon in California
Posted: June 22, 2018

Authorities in California acting on a tip swept into a rural home and seized more than 500 guns from a convicted felon, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. ...

Judge dismisses Emanuel lawsuits, but says FBI could easily fix gun check 'nonsense'
Posted: June 21, 2018

Though he tossed out the Emanuel AME Church victims' lawsuits against the FBI on Monday, a federal judge in Charleston blasted nonsense in the background check system that led to Dylann Roof's gun purchase. The FBI could easily fix the problem but has chosen to hide behind bureaucratic procedures and misleading statements to its congressional overseers about the system's effectiveness, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel said in the ruling. ...

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