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Stories with subject: Weapons laws and regulations
  • Suit challenging University of Michigan gun policy dismissed 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 6:55 pm

    ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A lawsuit challenging the University of Michigan's campus anti-gun policy has been dismissed.

  • Business booming for gun stores run out of residential homes 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 11:05 am

    BRICK, New Jersey - Not long after December 2012, Joe Veni's neighbors in Brick started noticing how many people were visiting his house.

  • High school rifle raffle stirs concerns 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 6:07 pm

    CORTEZ, Colorado - A man who held a community drawing for a rifle to benefit the Mancos High School football team last month is facing criticism from people who say he might be violating raffle and gun registration laws, and others who question whether it's appropriate to hold a gun giveaway given the incidents of violence in schools across the country.

  • Appeals court hears arguments in DC gun law case 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 5:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal judge who halted enforcement of a strict District of Columbia gun law didn't have authority to rule on the case, a city lawyer argued to a federal appeals court Friday.

  • EU security measures up for debate in wake of Paris attacks 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:18 pm

    BRUSSELS - France and Belgium will urge their European partners on Friday to tighten gun laws, toughen border security and choke off funds to extremist groups, a week after at least 129 people were killed in attacks in Paris. But at an emergency meeting in Brussels, European Union interior and justice ministers will not agree on any new measures that could be immediately introduced to restore calm among countries rattled by the coordinated strikes in the French capital.

  • Boston Mayor bans use of replica handguns in public spaces 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 2:22 pm

    BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has signed an ordinance banning the use of replica handguns in public spaces throughout the city.

  • Boston Mayor to ban replica handguns in public spaces 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 11:54 am

    BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is planning to sign an ordinance banning replica handguns in public spaces throughout the city.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Feinstein vs. Cruz story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 5:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - It was another round of Cruz vs. Feinstein.

  • Gun-rights initiative passes by wide margin in Coos County 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 11:30 am

    COQUILLE, Oregon - Voters in Coos County overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure that seeks to prohibit enforcement of new gun laws.

  • Clinton wants to make gun control a 'voting issue' story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 10:19 pm

    CORALVILLE, Iowa - Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed Tuesday to make stricter gun control into a campaign that can compete with the powerful National Rifle Association's drive to preserve gun rights, and to put the issue on the minds of voters when they cast ballots on Election Day.

  • The Latest: GOP's Richard Black holds on to senate seat 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 9:14 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on Election Day in Virginia as Democrats try to gain control of the Senate and Republicans battle to retain their slim edge while retaining their majority in the House of Delegates. (All times local)

  • Texans still prohibited from carrying most knives 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 4:49 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas residents will soon be allowed to openly carry most guns, but state law still bars the carrying of many types of knives and other weapons.

  • Court: University of Florida can ban guns in dorm rooms 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 7:02 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - An appeals court ruled Friday that state universities are allowed to ban students from having guns in their dorm rooms.

  • Justices to review reach of US gun ban for domestic violence 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 2:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals from two Maine men who say their guilty pleas for hitting their partners should not disqualify them from owning guns.

  • How the AP-GfK poll on gun laws was conducted 
    Updated: Oct-28-15 4:08 am

    The Associated Press-GfK poll on gun laws was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications October 15-19. It is based on online interviews of 1,027 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

  • Former federal law enforcement officer drops gun in class 
    Updated: Oct-26-15 7:56 pm

    BELLINGHAM, Washington - A former federal law enforcement officer dropped his gun in a classroom at a community college that prohibits weapons on campus.