Freshman State Representative Todd Warner’s (R-Chapel Hill) bill would limit government interference with the sale of firearms and ammunition. Under the “Tennessee Firearm Protection Act,” neither state or local governments may use funds, property, or personnel to implement, regulate, or enforce federal laws or executive orders regulating the sale of firearms, ammunition, or firearm accessories.
The legislation also clarified that the prohibition would only apply to resource usage if it violates a state law or the state constitution. Warner introduced the bill on Monday. Read More
In a news conference on Monday, state law enforcement officials revealed that the Odessa gunman, Seth Ator, had previously failed a background check when attempting to buy a gun legally, Reuters reports. Read More
Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for mandatory buybacks of so-called assault weapons, and a nationwide gun licensing program. Read More
by Kevin Daley The Supreme Court rejected another last-ditch bid to stop the Trump administration’s bump stock ban, denying a gun rights coalition a temporary exemption from the new regulation early Friday afternoon. Friday’s order was the third application relating to the bump stock ban that the Supreme Court… Read More