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Gun Maker Remington to Appeal Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Ruling to Supreme Court

Having failed in Connecticut state court to block all claims brought by families of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, gun manufacturer Remington Arms Co. has signaled it will appeal its case to the U.S. Supreme Court. …

N.J. Suit Targets Build-at-Home Assault Rifle Kits

New Jersey sued a California “ghost gun” company that ships partly assembled firearms kits to buyers who can avoid background checks simply by building the untraceable weapons at home. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal claims in a lawsuit filed …

Gun Owner Not Liable After Stolen Weapon Is Used to Kills Teen

The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a gun owner who left a loaded handgun on the seat of an unlocked truck isn’t liable for a deadly outcome after the weapon was stolen. Court records say 16-year-old Matthew Kendall …

House Passes Bill to Extend Background Checks to All Gun Sales, Transfers

The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to …

9 States Have Passed ‘Red Flag’ Gun Seizure Laws in Year Since Parkland Shooting

In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, more states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others, and courts are …

NRA’s Annual Convention Coincides With 3 Days of Fewer Gun Injuries

Like clockwork, the National Rifle Association reduces gun injuries in the US for three days every year – when it holds its annual convention. Authors of a Harvard Medical School report published in the New England Journal of Medicine examined …

Armed Arizona Drivers Told How to Avoid Deadly Police Stops

Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. Arizona, which allows residents to carry weapons without permits, recently changed …

Illinois Conceal and Carry Classes Aim at Increasing Gun Safety

Jim Owens, a former Decatur, Ill., police officer, teaches his students a lot more than how to shoot straight and load their weapons. The motto of his concealed carry instruction school is “win the fight,” which translates to surviving an …

Massachusetts Attorney General Probes Gun Safety Issue

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is investigating possible safety problems with guns manufactured by at least two companies. Remington Arms Co. and Glock Inc. have filed lawsuits to fight Healey’s efforts, saying she is overstepping her authority, according to a …