GovBeat: guns


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014

New Hampshire session preview: Expect fights over guns, the death penalty and pot

Expect some big fights out of the small state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casinos, gambling, guns, health care, Healthcare, legislature, legislatures, Marijuana, medicaid, New Hampshire, pot, session preview

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 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 06:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013

NRA lawyer sues Sunnyvale, Calif., over its new ammunition ban

Both sides of the gun debate hope the restrictions will help their cause nationally.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, guns

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/14/2013

After Newtown, few states restricted guns but 36 expanded mental-health funding

In the wake of the tragedy, many states have sought to augment dwindling mental-health budgets.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gun, guns, Video

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 02:16 PM ET, 09/17/2013

In the states, renewed gun debate hasn’t produced many results

Nine months after the Newtown shootings, gun control legislation is at a standstill.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:16 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bloomberg, colorado, Connecticut, gun controil, gun control, guns, New York, newtown, second amendment, shootings

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