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Andrea Chamblee: One year after John's death, we demand action on gun violence - CapitalGazette.com

Jun 24 2019
Andrea Chamblee: One year after John's death, we demand action on gun violence  CapitalGazette.com

As the one year mark of John's murder is upon me, it's common for people to ask me how I'm doing. I've been fighting.

Joe Sestak running for president: Former congressman and 3-star admiral joins 2020 Democratic presidential race - CBS News

Jun 24 2019
Joe Sestak running for president: Former congressman and 3-star admiral joins 2020 Democratic presidential race  CBS News

Former Pennsylvania congressman and retired three-star admiral Joe Sestak announced Sunday that he is running for president, becoming the 25th candidate ...

The House-passed bills that have ended up in the Senate 'graveyard' | TheHill - The Hill

Jun 24 2019
The House-passed bills that have ended up in the Senate 'graveyard' | TheHill  The Hill

Six months after the newly-elected Democratic majority was sworn in to the House, progressive lawmakers are tackling many of their priorities through ...

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock: Time to View Guns as a 'Public Health Issue' - Breitbart

Jun 24 2019
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock: Time to View Guns as a 'Public Health Issue'  Breitbart

Montana Gov. and Democrat presidential hopeful Steve Bullock says it is time to view guns as a "public health issue."

Bay Area residents with criminal records struggle to find housing - Marin Independent Journal

Jun 23 2019
Bay Area residents with criminal records struggle to find housing  Marin Independent Journal

An estimated one in five Californians -- 8 million people -- has a criminal record, and many are denied housing because of it.

Leaked Trump transition vetting documents show numerous officials with 'red flags': Axios | TheHill - The Hill

Jun 23 2019
Leaked Trump transition vetting documents show numerous officials with 'red flags': Axios | TheHill  The Hill

Some of the Trump administration's top officials had "red flags" appear during the transition team's vetting process, which was outsourced to the Republican ...

Gun control advocates discuss mobilization efforts in Batavia - Chicago Tribune

Jun 23 2019
Gun control advocates discuss mobilization efforts in Batavia  Chicago Tribune

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood held a meeting Sunday in Batavia for gun violence prevention advocacy groups hoping they will help mobilize efforts to fight for ...

Allentown shooting: Community leaders call for youth engagement and gun control in wake of Deja Vu attack - Allentown Morning Call

Jun 23 2019
Allentown shooting: Community leaders call for youth engagement and gun control in wake of Deja Vu attack  Allentown Morning Call

Hasshan Batts issued a challenge to the city of Allentown: The director of operations for Promise Neighborhoods is looking for 50 men and 50 women to mentor ...

Cops and lawmakers know gun ammunition needs regulation. Steve Sweeney apparently doesn't agree | Editorial - NJ.com

Jun 23 2019
Cops and lawmakers know gun ammunition needs regulation. Steve Sweeney apparently doesn't agree | Editorial  NJ.com

New Jersey already boasts some of the nation's smartest gun control laws, with strong restrictions of access by domestic abusers, limits on carry permits and ...

AoS introduces Police Background Check Number - Vanguard

Jun 23 2019
AoS introduces Police Background Check Number  Vanguard

In an effort to improve services as well as strengthen its collaboration with the general public towards crime reduction, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) recently ...

What Democrat Eric Swalwell's Gun Policies Really Mean - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Jun 23 2019
What Democrat Eric Swalwell's Gun Policies Really Mean  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Those who can't think will vote for anything that makes them feel safe, even if their fear has been cultivated without them knowing. Opinion By Dan Wos

Giffords back on Capitol Hill to push for vote on background-check bill - KTAR.com

Jun 23 2019
Giffords back on Capitol Hill to push for vote on background-check bill  KTAR.com

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined leaders to demand that the Senate vote on a bill that toughens background checks for gun purchasers.

Child Crisis Arizona in desperate need of foster families - AZ Big Media

Jun 23 2019
Child Crisis Arizona in desperate need of foster families  AZ Big Media

There is always a great need for families willing to open their hearts and home to children in foster care but over the last two months the situation has become ...

Gun silencers would be barred under new federal legislation - WHYY

Jun 23 2019
Gun silencers would be barred under new federal legislation  WHYY

Gun silencers like the one used in a recent lethal shooting in Virginia Beach would be banned under legislation that U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey ...

Gun safety group plans to revise background check petition - WSAZ-TV

Jun 23 2019
Gun safety group plans to revise background check petition  WSAZ-TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) gun safety group that wants to change Ohio law to require background checks on virtually all guns sales failed to clear one of the first ...

Transient Vendor Proposal Set For Moorestown Introduction - Moorestown, NJ Patch

Jun 23 2019
Transient Vendor Proposal Set For Moorestown Introduction  Moorestown, NJ Patch

MOORESTOWN, NJ — A proposed change to Moorestown's legislation involving transient vendors is up for introduction when council meets Monday night.

Auditor general to evaluate Pennsylvania's gun background check system - KYW Newsradio 1060

Jun 23 2019
Auditor general to evaluate Pennsylvania's gun background check system  KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State auditors will look into the Pennsylvania State Police instant background check system for gun purchases to make ...

Petitioners must start over on ballot issue for gun buyer background checks - Akron Beacon Journal

Jun 23 2019
Petitioners must start over on ballot issue for gun buyer background checks  Akron Beacon Journal

The Ohio attorney general has rejected the official summary of a petition to expand background checks for gun sales, forcing supporters to start over with a new ...

Wexton holds town hall on gun violence after introducing a bill on silencers - WJLA

Jun 23 2019
Wexton holds town hall on gun violence after introducing a bill on silencers  WJLA

Two sides of the gun control debate met at a Town Hall meeting on gun violence in Chantilly, Virginia Saturday afternoon. U. S. Congresswoman Jennifer ...

Hundreds flock to gun show at River Ridge mall - Lynchburg News and Advance

Jun 22 2019
Hundreds flock to gun show at River Ridge mall  Lynchburg News and Advance

Hundreds of eager gun enthusiasts flocked to River Ridge mall Saturday for the first gun show in Lynchburg in recent memory.

Protesters say Alabamians have reasons to care about prisons - AL.com

Jun 22 2019
Protesters say Alabamians have reasons to care about prisons  AL.com

A group protesting the conditions in Alabama prisons said today there are good reasons for residents to care what goes on inside.

The Latest: Harris wants background checks, other gun rules - The Associated Press

Jun 22 2019
The Latest: Harris wants background checks, other gun rules  The Associated Press

11:10 p.m.. California Sen. Kamala Harris is calling attention to the fourth anniversary of a massacre at a Charleston church where a white supremacist shot and ...

Giffords returns to Capitol Hill to push for vote on background-check bill - Arizona Daily Star

Jun 22 2019
Giffords returns to Capitol Hill to push for vote on background-check bill  Arizona Daily Star

WASHINGTON — Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined Democratic congressional leaders this week to demand that the Senate allow a vote on a bill ...

Dealers say California ammunition sales spike ahead of new background check laws | TheHill - The Hill

Jun 21 2019
Dealers say California ammunition sales spike ahead of new background check laws | TheHill  The Hill

Bullet sales have surged in California ahead of a new law that mandates background checks on all ammunition purchases, dealers told.

Are You Background Checking Your Contractors? If So, Exercise Caution. - JD Supra

Jun 21 2019
Are You Background Checking Your Contractors? If So, Exercise Caution.  JD Supra

Employers who use background checks in their hiring processes are likely aware of the various requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and ...

CMS: District 'paused' fingerprinting new employees during background checks - WSOC Charlotte

Jun 21 2019
CMS: District 'paused' fingerprinting new employees during background checks  WSOC Charlotte

Channel 9 has confirmed the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District stopped fingerprinting during background checks for new employees for the 2018-19 school ...

Backers of push to require background checks on Ohio gun purchases must start again - The Columbus Dispatch

Jun 21 2019
Backers of push to require background checks on Ohio gun purchases must start again  The Columbus Dispatch

The attorney general has rejected the official summary of a petition to expand background checks for gun sales, forcing supporters to start over with a new batch ...

Facial Recognition Aids Background Checks - PCMag.com

Jun 21 2019
Facial Recognition Aids Background Checks  PCMag.com

Facial recognition is making rapid inroads into areas like employment background checks as well as how sharing economy businesses vet potential customers.

UW study looks at Twitter response to mass shootings and finds one side of gun debate has more staying power than the other - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jun 21 2019
UW study looks at Twitter response to mass shootings and finds one side of gun debate has more staying power than the other  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In a study of how people respond on Twitter to mass shootings, researchers find gun rights advocates are more persistent than gun control advocates.

Wexton wants to reinstate gun silencer regulation after Virginia Beach shooting - Washington Post

Jun 21 2019
Wexton wants to reinstate gun silencer regulation after Virginia Beach shooting  Washington Post

Rep. Jennifer Wexton on Friday introduced a bill that would allow law enforcement officers to block people who they determine are a danger to themselves or ...

Push for universal background checks grows - WZDX

Jun 21 2019
Push for universal background checks grows  WZDX

The House of Representatives passed a bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases nearly four months ago.

From behind bars to … the streets? Bay Area residents with records struggle to find housing - The Mercury News

Jun 21 2019
From behind bars to … the streets? Bay Area residents with records struggle to find housing  The Mercury News

An estimated one in five Californians -- 8 million people -- has a criminal record, and many are denied housing because of it.

U.S. House democrats push for universal background check bill - WZDX

Jun 21 2019
U.S. House democrats push for universal background check bill  WZDX

A large majority of Americans support universal background checks on gun purchases, and House Democrats passed a bill nearly four months ago requiring ...

Democrats push for gun background checks - KRON4

Jun 20 2019
Democrats push for gun background checks  KRON4

The House of Representatives passed a bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases nearly four months ago.

DuPage may require background checks, inspections for adult businesses - Chicago Daily Herald

Jun 20 2019
DuPage may require background checks, inspections for adult businesses  Chicago Daily Herald

Adult businesses in unincorporated DuPage County soon could be required to go through a licensing process that would include annual inspections and ...

Ammunition sales surging before new background checks law, dealers say - ABC News

Jun 20 2019
Ammunition sales surging before new background checks law, dealers say  ABC News

Bullet sales are surging across California ahead of a new law that will mandate background checks on new ammunition purchases, dealers reported on ...

Eugene 4J board designates its public safety office as a law enforcement agency - nbc16.com

Jun 20 2019
Eugene 4J board designates its public safety office as a law enforcement agency  nbc16.com

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene 4J school board has passed a measure that designates its public safety office as a law enforcement agency. The change will ...

State to audit gun instant background check system - TribLIVE

Jun 20 2019
State to audit gun instant background check system  TribLIVE

Pennsylvania's auditor general is launching a review of the state's instant background check system for firearm purchases. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale ...

Pennsylvania will audit state's gun background check system - PhillyVoice.com

Jun 19 2019
Pennsylvania will audit state's gun background check system  PhillyVoice.com

Pennsylvania will audit the Pennsylvania Instant Check System, or PICS, which handles automatic background checks for individuals seeking to purchase guns, ...

Gabby Giffords Calls On Senate To Pass Universal Gun Background Checks - HuffPost

Jun 19 2019
Gabby Giffords Calls On Senate To Pass Universal Gun Background Checks  HuffPost

Democrats frustrated with the Senate's refusal to pass universal gun background checks are getting help from former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a gun violence ...

LexisNexis Faces Lawsuit After Background Check Flagged a Man as Jewel Smuggler | Daily Report - Law.com

Jun 19 2019
LexisNexis Faces Lawsuit After Background Check Flagged a Man as Jewel Smuggler | Daily Report  Law.com

The complaint said a LexisNexis Risk Solutions compliance platform identified the plaintiff as a man who was fined for tax evasion and suspected diamond ...

Shanahan nomination implosion raises anew questions about White House background checks - Military Times

Jun 19 2019
Shanahan nomination implosion raises anew questions about White House background checks  Military Times

After surprise revelations of family domestic abuse ended Patrick Shanahan's bid to become defense secretary, Democratic lawmakers are wondering why the ...

Can background checks weed out potential child-sex predators? - Augusta Free Press

Jun 19 2019
Can background checks weed out potential child-sex predators?  Augusta Free Press

The arrest of a well-known community volunteer and school employee on child-sex charges exposes a key flaw in the safety net.

Cortez Masto tells "Grim Reaper" to allow background check vote - Nevada Current

Jun 19 2019
Cortez Masto tells "Grim Reaper" to allow background check vote  Nevada Current

Since January when the current Congress was sworn in, the House of Representatives has passed and sent over to the Senate 265 pieces of legislation on ...

House panel considering changes to concealed carry gun law - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Jun 19 2019
House panel considering changes to concealed carry gun law  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio-— An Ohio House committee on Wednesday considered legislation opposed by law enforcement groups that would drop the requirement for ...

California Law Will Require Background Checks on Ammunition Purchases - 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

Jun 18 2019
California Law Will Require Background Checks on Ammunition Purchases  93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

California politicians, amid a rising rate of violent crime in the state, are doing everything in their power to make their constituents a little less safe. Starting July 1 ...

Background checks big part of NBA draft process - San Antonio Express-News

Jun 17 2019
Background checks big part of NBA draft process  San Antonio Express-News

Seattle Rainier Beach High School boys basketball coach Mike Bethea learned long ago NBA teams dig deep while conducting background checks on potential ...

Background Checks to Supplement Voting Tech in Ohio County - Government Technology

Jun 17 2019
Background Checks to Supplement Voting Tech in Ohio County  Government Technology

Full-time Butler County Board of Elections employees and any vendors working with the newly purchased voting machines will need to pass a criminal ...

Change To Moorestown Transient Vendor Background Checks Possible - Moorestown, NJ Patch

Jun 17 2019
Change To Moorestown Transient Vendor Background Checks Possible  Moorestown, NJ Patch

Change To Transient Vendor Background Checks - Moorestown, NJ - Moorestown Chief Lee Lieber would like to see the heads of food trucks conduct ...

A middle way on guns: Closing background check gap is a place to start - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jun 17 2019
A middle way on guns: Closing background check gap is a place to start  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

We are waiting for one good idea. We are hungry for it — just one idea that a majority can rally behind in the long struggle to curtail gun violence. In the wake of ...

Skip the petitions on background checks - Toledo Blade

Jun 17 2019
Skip the petitions on background checks  Toledo Blade

Ohio voters tired of waiting for the General Assembly to expand background checks for gun buyers may just have to do it themselves. For years, lawmakers ...

New California Law Requires Background Check Before Ammo Purchase - The New American

Jun 16 2019
New California Law Requires Background Check Before Ammo Purchase  The New American

If you live in California, you'd better run out and buy all the ammunition you can afford (after you finish reading this article, of course). Beginning July 1, a new ...

Background checks on ammunition purchases begin next month in the state of California - KRCRTV.COM

Jun 15 2019
Background checks on ammunition purchases begin next month in the state of California  KRCRTV.COM

Background checks on gun ammunition purchases begin July 1 in the state of California due to a 2016 law. Proposition 63, which passed back in 2016 by 63 ...

Gun Sale Background Check Proposal Could Go Before Voters - WKSU News

Jun 15 2019
Gun Sale Background Check Proposal Could Go Before Voters  WKSU News

Gun rights advocates say a proposal to require nearly all gun sales and transfers to go through federally licensed dealers and to require buyers to undergo.

Law will require background checks on ammunition purchases - WTHR

Jun 14 2019
Law will require background checks on ammunition purchases  WTHR

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (WTHR / KCRA) — Starting next month, people in California will have to undergo a background check to buy ammunition. The California ...

Activists push Ohio lawmakers on gun background checks - The Center Square

Jun 14 2019
Activists push Ohio lawmakers on gun background checks  The Center Square

A group of activists is looking to bring a legislative proposal on expanded background checks to the Ohio legislature for consideration. Most private gun ...

Editorial: Ballot issue on background checks for guns makes sense - The Columbus Dispatch

Jun 14 2019
Editorial: Ballot issue on background checks for guns makes sense  The Columbus Dispatch

Ohioans have never voted on a statewide ballot issue on guns. It's time they did. So it's good that Ohioans for Gun Safety plans to qualify a ballot issue, perhaps ...

Local gun stores prepare as California's Ammo Background Check Law kicks in July 1st - KMPH Fox 26

Jun 14 2019
Local gun stores prepare as California's Ammo Background Check Law kicks in July 1st  KMPH Fox 26

It will soon be a little bit harder and more expensive to buy every round you shoot. A list of requirements to buy ammo are going in effect on July, 1st, 2019.

Background Checks for Gig Economy - ESR NEWS

Jun 14 2019
Background Checks for Gig Economy  ESR NEWS

An online food delivery *service* Grubhub driver arrested for theft shows the need for nationally accepted background check standards for gig economy workers.

Lawmakers reject measure on background checks - WAGM

Jun 14 2019
Lawmakers reject measure on background checks  WAGM

A proposal requiring background checks for private gun sales in Maine has been rejected.

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths - TIME

Jun 14 2019
Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths  TIME

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Chris Murphy write that America needs Republicans to act on gun safety laws to stop mass shootings.

Study: Permit Laws, Not Background Checks, More Effective In Decreasing Gun Violence - WNPR News

Jun 14 2019
Study: Permit Laws, Not Background Checks, More Effective In Decreasing Gun Violence  WNPR News

Many advocates and politicians push universal background checks on gun purchases as a way to decrease gun violence. But researchers at Johns Hopkins ...

Researchers Say Permit-To-Purchase Laws, Not Background Checks, More Effective In Decreasing Gun Vio - WAMU 88.5

Jun 13 2019
Researchers Say Permit-To-Purchase Laws, Not Background Checks, More Effective In Decreasing Gun Vio  WAMU 88.5

Many advocates and politicians push universal background checks on gun purchases as a way to decrease gun violence. But researchers at Johns Hopkins ...

Maine House kills bill to require background checks for private gun sales - Press Herald

Jun 13 2019
Maine House kills bill to require background checks for private gun sales  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Maine House defeated a bill Thursday that would have required background checks for private gun sales in the state. The 66-80 vote ...

Beijing Tightens Resident Background Checks, Targeting Four Groups and Foreigners - The Epoch Times

Jun 13 2019
Beijing Tightens Resident Background Checks, Targeting Four Groups and Foreigners  The Epoch Times

Chinese authorities have taken extra security measures following the 30th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre, ...

Gun Rights Group Says Background Check Proposal Won't Affect Crime - The Statehouse News Bureau

Jun 13 2019
Gun Rights Group Says Background Check Proposal Won't Affect Crime  The Statehouse News Bureau

Gun rights advocates say a proposal to require nearly all gun sales and transfers to go through federally licensed dealers and to require buyers to undergo.

Sexual abuse incident at DC school reveals issues with background checks - FOX 5 DC

Jun 13 2019
Sexual abuse incident at DC school reveals issues with background checks  FOX 5 DC

After police say a school aftercare worker sexually abused a student the investigation has revealed problems with the certification of background checks for ...

Unlimited handguns on single NC permit means fewer background checks - WRAL.com

Jun 12 2019
Unlimited handguns on single NC permit means fewer background checks  WRAL.com

Proposal would allow unlimited handgun purchases on a pistol permit for five years, but individual federal background checks remain.

Letter: Gun background checks are just common sense - The Columbus Dispatch

Jun 12 2019
Letter: Gun background checks are just common sense  The Columbus Dispatch

I'm so glad Ohio is taking steps to have universal — common sense! — background checks on gun sales. Twenty states already have passed such legislation ...

Felon hired at Hickman Mills then charged raises questions about district’s background checks - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Jun 12 2019
Felon hired at Hickman Mills then charged raises questions about district’s background checks  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Hickman Mills School District mentor who's been charged with two counts of enticement of a child has raised questions about the vetting ...

Group mounts effort to expand background checks for gun purchases - Sandusky Register

Jun 11 2019
Group mounts effort to expand background checks for gun purchases  Sandusky Register

Ohioans for Gun Safety seeks ballot issue to expand background checks. SANDUSKY -- A group called Ohioans for Gun Safety announced Monday it's ...

What are Tennessee gun laws on concealed carry and background checks? - Knoxville News Sentinel

Jun 11 2019
What are Tennessee gun laws on concealed carry and background checks?  Knoxville News Sentinel

With Virginia's governor ordering a special session to address gun violence, we took a look at Tennessee's gun laws.

PC Record Times | Committee looks to revise firearms background checks - Platte County Record Times

Jun 11 2019
PC Record Times | Committee looks to revise firearms background checks  Platte County Record Times

GILLETTE — Among the topics on the to-do list of the state Joint Judiciary Interim Committee is a draft bill to revise background check compliance on people ...

Ohio voters in 2020 could vote on gun background checks and president at same time - The Columbus Dispatch

Jun 10 2019
Ohio voters in 2020 could vote on gun background checks and president at same time  The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio voters might have the opportunity to decide whether to require background checks for gun purchases at the same time they vote for president in the 2020 ...

Gun owners stockpile ammo before new California background check law begins - Los Angeles Times

Jun 9 2019
Gun owners stockpile ammo before new California background check law begins  Los Angeles Times

California ammo buyers are making a run on gun shops ahead of a new state law, which on July 1 will require buyers of bullets to show identification and ...

Wyoming panel reviews gun background checks - Kotatv

Jun 7 2019
Wyoming panel reviews gun background checks  Kotatv

An interim legislative committee is reviewing national instant background checks on people wanting to buy firearms in Wyoming.

Fingerprint bill requires background checks for private schools employees - WHEC

Jun 6 2019
Fingerprint bill requires background checks for private schools employees  WHEC

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) – Lawmakers in the state Senate passed their version of the Fingerprint Bill on Tuesday. Advertisement – *Content* Continues Below.

NY Passes Fingerprint Bill Requiring Background Checks on School Employees - Security Magazine

Jun 6 2019
NY Passes Fingerprint Bill Requiring Background Checks on School Employees  Security Magazine

The New York State Senate passed Senate Bill S3335, or the Fingerprint Bill, which requires all religious and private schools in New York to run fingerprints and ...

Auditor Galloway says bill requiring background checks on school volunteers will help protect children - Daily Journal Online

Jun 5 2019
Auditor Galloway says bill requiring background checks on school volunteers will help protect children  Daily Journal Online

State Auditor Nicole Galloway last week praised a change to Missouri law that she said will help protect children at their schools. House Bill 604, now headed to ...

5 reasons WCSD is happy with the 2019 legislative session - Reno Gazette Journal

Jun 5 2019
5 reasons WCSD is happy with the 2019 legislative session  Reno Gazette Journal

WCSD says the 2019 session included millions in dollars and fewer background checks for volunteers. Plus, 3rd graders won't be held back if they can't read.

CT lawmakers slam Senate inaction on gun background checks - The CT Mirror

Jun 5 2019
CT lawmakers slam Senate inaction on gun background checks  The CT Mirror

Washington – Connecticut lawmakers joined other Democrats Wednesday to condemn Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for failing to hold votes on two ...

Florida voters are very open to universal background checks on gun sales, poll finds - Orlando Weekly

Jun 5 2019
Florida voters are very open to universal background checks on gun sales, poll finds  Orlando Weekly

Asked if they'd support universal background checks on gun sales, Florida voters strongly agreed, according to a new survey from St. Pete Polls. What's ...

New law requires DHS background checks for court-appointed advocates - Theadanews

Jun 4 2019
New law requires DHS background checks for court-appointed advocates  Theadanews

A new law requiring an additional background check for people who want to become advocates is a major step forward for the 22nd Judicial District's Court ...

NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar Regarding Upcoming California Ammunition Background Check Requirements - NRA ILA

Jun 4 2019
NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar Regarding Upcoming California Ammunition Background Check Requirements  NRA ILA

On Wednesday, June 26, NRA and CRPA will be hosting a free live webinar discussing the upcoming ammunition background check requirements scheduled to ...

Virginia's voluntary background checks for gun sales are almost never used: 1 man has been charged - Roanoke Times

Jun 4 2019
Virginia's voluntary background checks for gun sales are almost never used: 1 man has been charged  Roanoke Times

The only patron of a Virginia gun show to be charged and prosecuted after failing a voluntary background check since a 2016 state law expanded the checks for ...

2020 candidate: 'We've got to go further' than background checks and magazine bans - Washington Examiner

Jun 4 2019
2020 candidate: 'We've got to go further' than background checks and magazine bans  Washington Examiner

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told MSNBC on Monday the country needs to implement more gun control measures than just universal background ...

Schumer calls for background check vote after Virginia shooting | TheHill - The Hill

Jun 3 2019
Schumer calls for background check vote after Virginia shooting | TheHill  The Hill

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is pushing for the Senate to take up gun background check legislation in the wake of Friday's deadly mass ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for nationwide background checks on ammo purchases - Fairfield Daily Republic

Jun 2 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for nationwide background checks on ammo purchases  Fairfield Daily Republic

By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times. SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday called for nationwide background checks on people ...

Gov. Newsom Calls for Nationwide Background Checks on People Purchasing Ammunition - KTLA Los Angeles

Jun 1 2019
Gov. Newsom Calls for Nationwide Background Checks on People Purchasing Ammunition  KTLA Los Angeles

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday called for nationwide background checks on people purchasing ammunition, saying it would be the “next phase” in ...

Navigating Background Checks in the Hiring Process | National Law Journal - Law.com

Jun 1 2019
Navigating Background Checks in the Hiring Process | National Law Journal  Law.com

Onboarding new employees is an exciting time for most companies. One aspect of the hiring process—conducting criminal background checks—can be a ...

Increase in Background Checks for Job Applicants in the US - Security Magazine

May 31 2019
Increase in Background Checks for Job Applicants in the US  Security Magazine

The US. has seen as increase of 13 percent in global screens in 2018, according to Global Trends & Insights by Region report. Other key findings in the report ...

White House tosses proposed rule for increased criminal background checks of federal job seekers - ABA Journal

May 30 2019
White House tosses proposed rule for increased criminal background checks of federal job seekers  ABA Journal

The White House has withdrawn a proposed rule change that would have expanded criminal background checks of federal job applicants, including whether the ...

A Lyft Driver With A Criminal Record Was Charged With Rape. So Why Was He Even Behind The Wheel? - BuzzFeed News

May 30 2019
A Lyft Driver With A Criminal Record Was Charged With Rape. So Why Was He Even Behind The Wheel?  BuzzFeed News

In Chicago, a Lyft driver is in jail on charges of tying up a passenger and raping her in the back of the car. In Texas, a customer accused a Home Depot delivery ...

New law makes background checks for school volunteers more expensive - KRQE News 13

May 30 2019
New law makes background checks for school volunteers more expensive  KRQE News 13

A new state law set to take effect soon will require anyone who wants to volunteer at a school or school event to get a more extensive background check—and a ...

White House kills plan for expanded criminal background checks for federal jobs - The Washington Post

May 29 2019
White House kills plan for expanded criminal background checks for federal jobs  The Washington Post

The White House, after receiving bipartisan criticism, quietly has withdrawn a plan to require applicants for federal jobs to divulge whether they went through a ...

New Missouri Law Intensifies Background Check Rules For School Employees - Lake Expo

May 29 2019
New Missouri Law Intensifies Background Check Rules For School Employees  Lake Expo

Missouri lawmakers recently took a crucial step toward protecting vulnerable students from predatory school employees by strengthening the laws addressing ...

No Background Check, Drug Test or Credit Check. You’re Hired! - The New York Times

May 29 2019
No Background Check, Drug Test or Credit Check. You’re Hired!  The New York Times

If you want a job at Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, N.Y., just north of the Bronx, it's yours. There's no background check, drug test, credit check or call to references.

Divided panel backs gun background checks for private sales - Press Herald

May 28 2019
Divided panel backs gun background checks for private sales  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — A legislative committee endorsed a bill Tuesday to require background checks on all private firearm sales in Maine, whether they are made at a ...