GovBeat: gun rights


Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Missouri Republicans want to jail federal agents over gun laws

A bill before the state Senate would send federal officers to jail. A court challenge would be almost certain.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, Missouri, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Massachusetts session preview: A full policy plate for 2014

Minimum wage and reforming the state’s unemployment insurance system could be up first.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ballot initiatives, gambling, gun control, gun rights, guns, Massachusetts, minimum wage, session preview, Unemployment, unemployment benefits

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session preview: Colorado’s (limited) bipartisanship

Colorado legislators will work together on education funding, and against each other everywhere else.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:20 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Colorado, education, gun control, gun rights, session preview, States

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Ohio could tackle economic, gun and election policies

Ohio’s legislature has a lot on its plate this year.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Campaigns and Elections, election, election law, election reform, elections, Gun, gun rights, income tax, Ohio, session preview, tax, taxes

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Colorado gun company says new law is forcing relocation to Texas, Wyoming

Magpul is the latest in a string of companies that say they are moving because of new state restrictions.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ballot initiatives, Colorado, Gun, gun control, gun rights, guns, newsletter

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 12/11/2013

How gun control is losing, badly (in charts)

Gun-rights advocacy trounces gun-control support in a number of ways.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:58 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, guns, newsletter

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Gun-rights advocates score another victory in Colorado (sort of)

A push for another recall has forced a state senator to resign.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:17 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, gun control, gun rights, guns, newsletter

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Dueling gun initiatives likely to make 2014 ballot in Washington

Voters will get to cast ballots on universal background checks -- twice.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, guns, second amendment, States, washington

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 10/26/2013

Gun-rights groups will try to recall California lawmakers

Gun rights advocates say their success against two Colorado Democrats can translate to California.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:54 AM ET, 10/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, gun control, gun rights, recall, second amendment, States

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Gun rights advocates plan another Colorado recall

After ousting two Democratic state senators, gun rights advocates are aiming to win control of the chamber.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:05 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, elections, gun control, gun rights, recall

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/11/2013

California legislature passes immigration, gun control measures

Gov. Jerry Brown will decide in the coming days whether to sign controversial measures on immigration and gun control.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  california, gun control, gun rights, immigration, States

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Elections in two states rebuke Bloomberg from right and left

Michael Bloomberg’s name wasn’t on any ballot on Tuesday, but voters in two states delivered sharp rebukes of his policies nonetheless.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:08 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bloomberg, campaigns, Campaigns & Elections, colorado, elections, gun control, gun rights, new york city, recall, States

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Missouri legislators take on federal gun laws

The Missouri legislature will vote this week on a controversial bill to nullify federal gun laws.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, guns, jay nixon, missouri, States, tax cuts

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Colorado recall becoming referendum on guns

Democrats facing recall elections are becoming pawns in the war over gun control.

By Reid Wilson  |  05:31 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colorado, elections, gun control, gun rights, recall, States