Arizona SB 1381 - Risk Protection Order
Arizona SB 1381
Order of protection; firearm possession
by Tony Navarrete (D) with Lela Alston (D), Richard Andrade (D), Dave Bradley (D), Lupe, Lupito Contreras (D), Andrea Dalessandro (D), Sally Gonzales (D), Juan Mendez (D), Martin Quezada (D), Rebecca Rios (D), Victoria Steele (D)
LEAP Forward Position: Support
Oregon-based gun safety group State of Safety Action filed an initiative petition Thursday to put a safe firearms storage law on the November 2020 ballot.
The 2019 Nevada legislative session was historic in terms of its diversity of representation, with women holding majorities in both chambers of a state legislature for the first time in the nation’s history.
But lawmakers made even more history by passing a number of bills that will improve the lives of Nevadans, including new laws on gun safety. These measures, some of which passed with bipartisan support, had been strongly supported by progressive activists for years.
SALT LAKE CITY — "Can you really buy a gun at Walmart?" asked a German citizen recently on the "Ask an American" forum at Reddit.
Starting next week, the answer in New Mexico will be "not anymore."
Strict firearm legislation could be the answer to a disturbing increase in gun deaths among young people, according to a new study.
HARRISBURG — A gun control activist is worried that an attempt to clarify training requirements for armed security in schools muddies the water about whether schools can arm teachers.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Tuesday creating new training requirements for armed school security personnel, despite fears by gun-control activists and his fellow Democrats that it could allow teachers and untrained professionals to carry firearms.
On a chilly Friday night in Windsor, Colorado, the conservative, gun-loving rocker Ted Nugent entertained a crowd, talking about the Constitution, politics and freedom during a fundraising event for Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams.
July 2 — CeaseFirePA and the Education Law Center were very disappointed that Governor Wolf today signed Senate Bill 621 into law. We stand with thousands of Pennsylvania parents, students and teachers who made their voices heard to urge legislators to oppose the bill and to ask Governor Wolf to veto this legislation. We believe it is misguided legislation that will not make our schools safer, and in fact, by introducing more guns into schools, will put our students, particularly students of color and students with disabilities, at risk.
CONCORD — The House and Senate finished their legislation session Thursday acting on 31 bills – including one suspending the work requirement for the Medicaid expansion program and another raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour over the next two years.
CLEVELAND — After eight hearings over two months, an Ohio House committee passed a bill that will eliminate the licensing and training requirements of carrying a concealed weapon. Several organizations that represent law enforcement officers and prosecuting attorneys have come out in opposition to the measure, arguing the deregulation could prove dangerous for police and the public.
You have to keep your eyes wide open during budget season – things get hidden in code bills, deals get made, and bills that are supposed to do one thing all of sudden become vehicles to do something else.
The bill that would allow Ohioans to carry concealed weapons without requiring training or a permit has passed a House committee. The measure, which is known as “constitutional carry,” has passed in more than a dozen other states.
COLUMBUS — A bill that would let Ohioans carry concealed deadly weapons without a permit moved one step closer Wednesday morning to a vote on the House floor.
HARRISBURG, PA — As the budget deadline looms, legislation that would put armed security guards back in Pennsylvania schools is the focus of debate at the Capitol.
Are Ohio gun-rights absolutists so blind in their zeal that they actually believe a pamphlet spelling out the legal responsibilities of gun owners is a mortal threat?
AUGUSTA – A far-reaching effort to impose what Maine gun rights advocates called a ‘gun control tsunami’ has been defeated with the end of the Maine Legislature’s 2019 legislative session.
Oregon Senate Republicans continued their walkout from Senate floor sessions for the second day on Friday, avoiding Oregon State Police and thwarting Democrats who want to pass an economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade bill.
A federal judge in San Diego has ordered the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds to allow the Crossroads of the West Gun Show to continue after the fair board suspended the events there last year.
AUGUSTA, Maine — In a late Legislature session that went into the early hours Thursday, June 20, Governor Mills signed into law 78 bills and one that will tighten gun control in Maine.
New Jersey is one step closer to enacting even tougher gun control reforms.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers worked through the night and into the early hours Thursday morning as they tried to get some final high-stakes bills passed before the end of the legislative session.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A vote was expected on Wednesday on House Bill 178 (HB 178), the state’s Constitutional Carry bill. It had its seventh hearing in the House Federalism Committee that included multiple amendments, five proponent testimonies and 25 opponents. The committee was forced to recess so members could attend session, and reconvened afterwards. Then Speaker Larry Householder pushed the pause button.
An Ohio House committee on Wednesday considered legislation opposed by law enforcement groups that would drop the requirement for people carrying concealed weapons to say they are armed during interactions with officers.
A survivor of the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida joined a group of California students to lobby for gun control at the state Capitol on Wednesday.
Another school district in Northeast Florida is taking part in the Guardian Program, which allows armed staff to patrol school grounds.
(CN) – California lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday to allow judges to restrict someone’s access to guns if they pose a danger to themselves or others, despite concerns from community groups that the bill may violate civil rights.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session next month spurred by the fatal shooting of 12 people at a city office.
After the Texas Legislature’s 86th session ended May 27, Gov. Greg Abbott had until midnight Sunday to decide which bills remaining on his desk would become law. By the end of the session, lawmakers sent 1,429 bills to Abbott’s desk — 1,323 of which became law.