The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms

The Second Amendment to the Constitution protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. The Supreme Court has applied this protection to state governments through the Fourteenth Amendment.

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Gun Control Advocates Try Again on Ammo Limits
Source: U.S. News and World Report

Gun Rights Group Sues D.C. Over Concealed Carry Laws
Date: 02/03/15
Source: The Washington Times

Gun Control Returns to Colorado Capitol
Date: 02/03/15
Source: KKTV 11 Denver

Bill Aims to Prohibit State Enforcement of Federal Gun Laws
Date: 01/26/15
Source: Montana Public Radio

North Dakota Lawmakers Look at Expanding Gun Rights
Date: 01/23/15
Source: WDAZ 8 Fargo

Fight on Guns is Being Taken to State Ballots
Date: 01/02/15
Source:  The New York Times

Republicans Dismiss McAuliffe Gun-Control Proposals As Political Posturing
Date: 12/16/14
Source:  The Washington Post

McAuliffe to Unveil Gun Control Measures, Including Expanded Background Checks
Date: 12/14/14
Source: The Washington Post

Federal Appeals Court Hears Gun Control Law Arguments
Date: 12/09/14
Source: CBS Connecticut

New Gun Background Checks Take Effect in Washington State
Date: 12/04/14
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Validity of Nevada Gun Control Initiative Petitions Challenged
Date: 12/01/14
Source: Las Vegas Review Journal

21 States Ask Federal Court to Overturn Maryland gun Control Law
Date: 11/24/14
Source: The Pittsburg Tribune

Gun Control Groups Ask Gov. Herbert to Support Campus Restrictions
Date: 11/21/14
Source: Fox 13 Salt Lake City

Gun Rights Showdown Over Sunnyvale Law Reaches Appeal Court
Date: 11/17/14
Source: San Jose Mercury News

N.J. 10-year-old Competitive Shooter Draws National attention in Gun Control Debate
Date: 11/15/14
Source: South Jersey Times

Gun Store Owners Challenge California Law in Federal Court
Date: 11/11/14
Source: KCRA 3 and KQCA Sacramento

Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control Measures
Source: CBS Philly

Gun Control Advocates See Washington Measure as Model
Date: 11/06/14
Source: USA Today

Alabama Legislator Says Amendment Will Protect Gun rights, But Some Aren’t Convinced
Date: 10/29/14

Gun Rights Debate Heats up at Seattle Rally
Date: 10/18/14
Source: King 5 Seattle

Sheriff’s Views Prompt Petition by Gun Control Group
Date: 10/10/14
Source: USA Today

First NRA Sponsored Anti I594 ad Appears
Date: 10/12/14
Source: King 5 News

Olympia City Council Considers Endorsement of Gun Control Initiative
Date: 10/9/14
Source: The Olympian

Washington State could Vote for More, and Less, Gun Control, Simultaneously
Date: 10/3/14
Source: ABC News

Safe Act Gun Control Law a Key Issue Upstate in Governor’s Race
Date: 10/5/14

A Rare Second Amendment Exemption From Federal Ban on Felons Possessing Guns
Date: 9/27/14
Source: The Washington Post

Hawaii Latest State to Have Gun Restrictions on Legal Immigrants Overturned
Date: 9/23/14
Source: Fox News

Gun-toting Open-carry Activists Protest Detroit Police with March Through City
Date: 9/21/14

Wisconsin Gun rights Group Sues Green Bay for Records Regarding Open Carry Policies
Date: 9/22/14
Source: The Star Tribune

Court Balks at Representation in Gun-rights Cases
Date: 9/19/14
Source: The Washington Times

Gun Rights Advocate Demonstrates Outside Metro School
Date: 9/19/14
Source: WSMV 4 Nashville

Boise State Changes Policies After Gun-rights Flap
Date: 9/17/14
Source: Twin Falls Times-News

Gun Control Groups are Downgrading Their Push For an Assault Weapons Ban
Date: 9/15/14
Source: WXYZ 7 Detroit

Missouri Lawmakers Expand Gun Rights in Schools
Date: 9/11/14
Source: ABC News

Schmidt Seeks Dismissal of Brady Challenge to Kansas Gun Law
Date: 9/9/14
Source: The Topeka Capital Journal

Gun Control Group Takes Aim at Grocery Chain
Date: 9/5/14
Source: CBS News

Congress mulls response to Ferguson
Date: 9/7/14
Source: The Hill

Bill Proposes Changes in Gun Regulations on Veto Session Agenda
Date: 9/6/14

N.J. Senator Co-Sponsors Gun Carry Bill As Penn. Woman Faces Mandatory Jail Time
Date: 9/6/14
Source: CBS New York

Parent sues Gwinnett to carry gun at school
Date: 9/5/14
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In states, a legislative rush to nullify federal gun laws
Date: 8/29/14
Source: The Washington Post

California mayors urge governor to sign gun control bill
Date: 9/3/14
Source: LA Times

After gun tragedies, Connecticut and Arizona take different paths
Date: 8/30/14
Source: Washington Post

Gun bill would give N.J. judges leeway
Date: 8/30/14

Charleston and Gun Rights Group Continue Fight Over Guns at Rec Centers
Date: 9/3/14
Source: The Charleston Gazette