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Sandy Hook Lawsuit Against Bushmaster Will Test Federal Law

The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normal ...

Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated Legislature and Gov ...

Gun dealers ease restrictions on ammo purchases as shortage abates

An ammunition shortage largely has abated, although the world's most widely used bullet remains in tight supply, manufacturers and sellers say. Demand for ammunition surged on consumer fear that the government would enact sweeping anti-gun reforms, f ...

Homeless woman's stun gun spurs 2nd Amendment case

BOSTON (AP) — Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it. Caetano, who is homeless, never had to use it but now finds herself at the ...

Leno caves to political pressure, cancels gun show gig

Jay Leno has canceled an upcoming appearance at a Las Vegas gun show after discovering its organizers were anti-gun control lobbyists based near the site of the Sandy Hook elementary shooting. Leno was scheduled to host the 2015 Shooting, Hunting, Ou ...

Court: California cannot require CC permit applicants to show cause

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California counties can't require gun owners to show good cause beyond the need for self-defense to get a concealed weapons permit after a federal appeals court on Wednesday let its previous ruling stand on the issue. Most of Cal ...

Gun rights group to sue Arlington for right to distribute literature

ARLINGTON -- A gun-rights group is preparing to take Arlington back to federal court over newly proposed rules that regulate where pedestrians can distribute literature or collect donations from motorists at intersections. On Tuesday, the Arlington C ...

Pa. lawmaker exchanges shots with assailant near statehouse

A Pennsylvania lawmaker involved in an exchange of gunfire near the statehouse said it was like "Yosemite Sam from the Looney Tunes." Rep. Marty Flynn, a Democrat from the Scranton area, said he pulled out his gun after he and Rep. Ryan Bizzarro were ...

Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed. The bill was pr ...

Restaurant Serves Up Discount To Armed Customers

If you're going to Bergeron's Restaurant in Louisiana bring your appetite - and your gun. Customers at the Port Allen outlet who carry a weapon are given a 10% discount on their meal. According to US news reports, restaurant owner Kevin Cox said he c ...


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