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"'background checks'" - Google News

Illinois rescinded 10,000 gun licenses last year. More than 75 percent of holders ignored the notice. - Chicago Tribune

Feb 22 2019
Illinois rescinded 10,000 gun licenses last year. More than 75 percent of holders ignored the notice.  Chicago Tribune

Illinois State Police rescinded more than 10,000 gun licenses last year — and more than 75 percent of the revocation recipients ignored it, according to newly ...

Brindisi talks reproductive rights, Amazon, guns and social security at town hall in Rome - Oneida Dispatch

Feb 22 2019
Brindisi talks reproductive rights, Amazon, guns and social security at town hall in Rome  Oneida Dispatch

Rome, N.Y. — Congressman Anthony Brindisi met with constituents from across the district to discuss the issues and concerns on their mind, from reproductive ...

Crime victim turned gun rights activist pushing new bill for Georgia - WSB Atlanta

Feb 22 2019
Crime victim turned gun rights activist pushing new bill for Georgia  WSB Atlanta

Surveillance video shows the moments the man was able to get his gun and start shooting at the men who ambushed him.

LETTER: Schools should do regular background checks on employees - Fredericksburg.com

Feb 22 2019
LETTER: Schools should do regular background checks on employees  Fredericksburg.com

Schools should do regular background checks on employees. At times, I am embarrassed to pick up the paper and read another story about an educator's ...

Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses - WWLP.com

Feb 21 2019
Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses  WWLP.com

The I-Team discovered some teachers had sexual relationships with students, others were convicted of crimes outside of school.

Here’s what SC annual safety inspections say about Beaufort County home day cares - Hilton Head Island Packet

Feb 21 2019
Here’s what SC annual safety inspections say about Beaufort County home day cares  Hilton Head Island Packet

Since legislation passed in 2014 allowing the SC Department of Social Services to conduct one unannounced inspection in home day cares annually, nine day ...

When Sheriffs Won't Enforce The Law - KERA News

Feb 21 2019
When Sheriffs Won't Enforce The Law  KERA News

Last fall, voters in Washington state approved a package of firearms restrictions, generally called I-1639. It raises the minimum age for buying semi.

Disney Not Planning Extensive Social Media Checks After 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Firing - Comicbook.com

Feb 21 2019
Disney Not Planning Extensive Social Media Checks After 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Firing  Comicbook.com

By now Marvel fans are all too aware of how Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn's social media past came back to haunt him. Last year, Gunn was ...

Defending Second Amendment Rights - Tulsa World

Feb 21 2019
Defending Second Amendment Rights  Tulsa World

The right to bear arms is a constitutional right and it is one that I do not plan to give up any time in the near future. Unfortunately for those.

Bill co-sponsored by Morelle calls for universal background checks for gun purchases - 13WHAM-TV

Feb 21 2019
Bill co-sponsored by Morelle calls for universal background checks for gun purchases  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – Representative Joe Morelle was in Rochester Thursday to discuss gun reform legislation. In a meeting with members of Moms Demand Action ...

House to vote on background check bills next week | TheHill - The Hill

Feb 21 2019
House to vote on background check bills next week | TheHill  The Hill

The House is set to vote on legislation next week to enhance background checks for gun purchases as Democrats seek to move quickly on a top priority since ...

Disney Film Chief On James Gunn Firing & Future Of Background Checks - Heroic Hollywood

Feb 21 2019
Disney Film Chief On James Gunn Firing & Future Of Background Checks  Heroic Hollywood

In a recent interview, Disney's Alan Horn discussed James Gunn's firing from the studio and the future of background checks after what happened.

Bertram City Council hires Kyle as PD chief - Burnet Bulletin

Feb 21 2019
Bertram City Council hires Kyle as PD chief  Burnet Bulletin

By Nathan Hendrix Staff Writer Burnet Bulletin The City of Bertram is looking to heal the wounds of the past and prepare for the future with the hiring of a new ...

La. cannabis crop on brink; dispute may end up in court - Monroe News Star

Feb 21 2019
La. cannabis crop on brink; dispute may end up in court  Monroe News Star

Louisiana's Department of Agriculture this week denied the LSU AgCenter's request to "immediately" begin full production of medical marijuana, saying the ...

Montana House passes bills to restrict local gun control - Ravalli Republic

Feb 21 2019
Montana House passes bills to restrict local gun control  Ravalli Republic

The Montana House on Thursday passed two bills seeking to prohibit local governments from passing strict gun ordinances.

Salary History Removed from employment applications Atlanta - ESR NEWS

Feb 21 2019
Salary History Removed from employment applications Atlanta  ESR NEWS

The City of Atlanta, Georgia has removed the salary history question on employment applications for City jobs in an effort to ensure fair hiring practices, close the ...

Sturm Ruger CEO: Democratic midterm victory did not drive sales bump - Fox Business

Feb 21 2019
Sturm Ruger CEO: Democratic midterm victory did not drive sales bump  Fox Business

Gun sales tend to jump when the political environment favors activity on new firearm regulations.

They said it couldn't be done - Left Foot Forward - Opinions - February 21, 2019 - Reno News & Review

Feb 21 2019
They said it couldn't be done - Left Foot Forward - Opinions - February 21, 2019  Reno News & Review

By Sheila Leslie. The legislature implements gun background checks. Published on February 21, 2019 as Left Foot Forward in the Opinions section of the Reno ...

Thomas Mitchell: Gun background check law is a futile gesture - Elko Daily Free Press

Feb 20 2019
Thomas Mitchell: Gun background check law is a futile gesture  Elko Daily Free Press

The frequency of gun violence calls for a senseless and futile gesture and Nevada Democratic lawmakers are just the ones to do it.

Democrats Again Chase the Holy Grail of “Universal” Background Checks - Townhall

Feb 20 2019
Democrats Again Chase the Holy Grail of “Universal” Background Checks  Townhall

While establishment Washington remains focused on the growing scoreboard of Democratic presidential wannabes, and the media frets about whether actor ...

Virginia Beach City Council votes to keep background checks for food truck employees - 13newsnow.com WVEC

Feb 20 2019
Virginia Beach City Council votes to keep background checks for food truck employees  13newsnow.com WVEC

Virginia Beach City Council voted 7-4 to continue to require Food Trucks to perform background checks on their employees.

VILLAGE VIEW: Parkland survivors lead the way | Opinion - Main Line

Feb 20 2019
VILLAGE VIEW: Parkland survivors lead the way | Opinion  Main Line

Valentine's Day this year was a bittersweet day because it was also the first anniversary of the Parkland, Fla., massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

Pols support universal background checks - Newsday

Feb 19 2019
Pols support universal background checks  Newsday

Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), Linda Beigel Schulman, whose son died in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting last year, along with gun violence prevention ...

BOB BARR: Democrats again chase Holy Grail of 'universal' background checks - MDJOnline.com

Feb 19 2019
BOB BARR: Democrats again chase Holy Grail of 'universal' background checks  MDJOnline.com

While establishment Washington remains focused on the growing scoreboard of Democratic presidential wannabes, and the media frets about whether actor ...

Bill seeks to fix background checks law that unintentionally thwarted school volunteers - The Nevada Independent

Feb 19 2019
Bill seeks to fix background checks law that unintentionally thwarted school volunteers  The Nevada Independent

It was really meant for volunteers that were there on an ongoing basis and that were unsupervised,” Gansert said in an interview about her 2017 bill. “And when ...

Episcopal bishops to meet with lawmakers on background check bills as gun deaths mount - Episcopal News Service

Feb 19 2019
Episcopal bishops to meet with lawmakers on background check bills as gun deaths mount  Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News *Service*] There are several reasons a group of Episcopal bishops is preparing to descend on the nation's capital next week, but the motivation ...

Background check for posse members - FH Times

Feb 19 2019
Background check for posse members  FH Times

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has ordered the suspension of Sheriff's Posse operations to allow for a new evaluation of volunteers participating in the ...

How Nevada’s background check law will work - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Feb 19 2019
How Nevada’s background check law will work  Las Vegas Review-Journal

With last week's passage and signing of a bill setting up background checks on private firearms sales, Nevada becomes the 21st state, along with the District of ...

Nevada: Republicans slam rushed background check law as dangerously flawed - Guns.com

Feb 18 2019
Nevada: Republicans slam rushed background check law as dangerously flawed  Guns.com

Introduced last Monday in the state legislature, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a new and controversial universal background check bill into law on Friday.

Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks - Fox News

Feb 17 2019
Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks  Fox News

Democrats this week approved a bill to require background checks for all sales and transfers of firearms -- but rejected GOP-led efforts to amend the legislation ...

The Latest: Bloomberg Applauds Gun Background Check Bill - U.S. News & World Report

Feb 15 2019
The Latest: Bloomberg Applauds Gun Background Check Bill  U.S. News & World Report

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a gun background check bill moving through the Nevada Legislature (all times local):

Background Checks Are...Wrong - Townhall

Feb 15 2019
Background Checks Are...Wrong  Townhall

Why are we seeking background checks? We want to stop murder..02/16/2019 8:18:12AM EST.

OPSO deputy suspended on allegations of conducting improper background checks - WDSU New Orleans

Feb 15 2019
OPSO deputy suspended on allegations of conducting improper background checks  WDSU New Orleans

An Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office employee has been suspended amid an investigation into allegations that he was failing to do proper background checks on ...

You Could Learn a Lot About Someone With This Easy Background Check System - Life&Style Weekly

Feb 15 2019
You Could Learn a Lot About Someone With This Easy Background Check System  Life&Style Weekly

BeenVerified.com, a “one-stop approach” *service*, has over 100000 subscribers who use it to perform easy background checks.

Carson Explains Stance on Background Check Act, "Assault Weapons" Ban - 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

Feb 15 2019
Carson Explains Stance on Background Check Act, "Assault Weapons" Ban  93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

WASHINGTON, D.C.--A ban on "assault weapons" is one of the goals of some Democrats in the U.S. House, said Rep. Andre Carson (D). He said in a message ...

NH Lawmakers Debate Gun-Free School Zones, Background Checks - Claims Journal

Feb 15 2019
NH Lawmakers Debate Gun-Free School Zones, Background Checks  Claims Journal

The day before the one-year anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, New Hampshire lawmakers said they are hoping to take advantage.

Group plans march in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases public and private - Country 103.9 WRBI

Feb 15 2019
Group plans march in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases public and private  Country 103.9 WRBI

Indianapolis, In. — Today, We Live Inc., organizers of the Indianapolis Student March For Our Lives last year, announced that they are organizing a march in ...

School background checks aim to keep kids safe - FOX Illinois

Feb 15 2019
School background checks aim to keep kids safe  FOX Illinois

When you send your kids to school you expect them to be safe, but in the last week two area school employees faced serious charges involving inappropriate ...

New Mexico legislation moves to close loophole on gun background checks - Las Cruces Sun-News

Feb 15 2019
New Mexico legislation moves to close loophole on gun background checks  Las Cruces Sun-News

SANTA FE - Proposed legislation to expand background checks to nearly all private gun sales in New Mexico cleared its last major hurdle with approval from the ...

A closer look: Bill on gun background checks - WSAV-TV

Feb 14 2019
A closer look: Bill on gun background checks  WSAV-TV

Late yesterday on the eve of the anniversary of the Parkland high school shootings, the House Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that would require a ...

Rep. McBath predicts Congress is moderating on guns after background check bill advances - 11Alive.com WXIA

Feb 14 2019
Rep. McBath predicts Congress is moderating on guns after background check bill advances  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Georgia's newest member of Congress, Lucy McBath, says she's optimistic Congress will enact a law requiring more background checks for gun ...

The NRA Slams Universal Background Checks On The Parkland Shooting Anniversary - Bustle

Feb 14 2019
The NRA Slams Universal Background Checks On The Parkland Shooting Anniversary  Bustle

One of the first bills Democrats brought up after taking back control of the House of Representatives signals that the party's campaign promises on gun control ...

Physicians united to push firearm background checks bill - American Medical Association

Feb 14 2019
Physicians united to push firearm background checks bill  American Medical Association

Legislation reflecting AMA policy on background checks for firearm purchases is likely to pass the U.S. House, but may face a tough test in the Senate.

NRA lobbyist Dan Reid on background checks, red flag laws, lawsuits - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Feb 14 2019
NRA lobbyist Dan Reid on background checks, red flag laws, lawsuits  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The background check bill currently being rushed through the Nevada legislature isn't the same as the background check initiative voters passed in 2016, ...

House Democrats advance gun background checks on eve of Parkland anniversary - Politico

Feb 14 2019
House Democrats advance gun background checks on eve of Parkland anniversary  Politico

Closing arguments in Harvard affirmative action trial — Trump administration renews 'Pell for prisoners' pilot.

Among top priorities are expanded background checks, gun violence report - Las Vegas Sun

Feb 14 2019
Among top priorities are expanded background checks, gun violence report  Las Vegas Sun

When I ran for Congress, I promised to fight for policies that make our communities safer. That's why I've put preventing gun violence at the top of my legislative ...

Background Checks Bill Introduced One Year After Parkland Shooting - WVXU

Feb 14 2019
Background Checks Bill Introduced One Year After Parkland Shooting  WVXU

It has been one year since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen students and staff members were killed.

Background checks not required for MN camp employees - Valley News Live

Feb 13 2019
Background checks not required for MN camp employees  Valley News Live

It's the dead of winter and snow is piling up on Minnesota's frozen landscape, but in just a matter of months your kids will be packing and heading out for summer ...

Close background check loopholes - Opinion - Citizens Voice

Feb 13 2019
Close background check loopholes - Opinion  Citizens Voice

Ever since Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders, six teachers, his mother and himself in Newtown, Connecticut on Dec. 14, 2012, right-wing political extremism has ...

Nevada tackles gun safety background-check - a catalog of public testimony - Nevada Capital News

Feb 13 2019
Nevada tackles gun safety background-check - a catalog of public testimony  Nevada Capital News

Reno – Almost to the day, a year ago a mentally ill gunman killed seventeen students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, ...

Nevada lawmakers discuss gun background check bill - KTNV Las Vegas

Feb 12 2019
Nevada lawmakers discuss gun background check bill  KTNV Las Vegas

Background checks on private gun sales in Nevada would start in 2020 under a bill introduced in the Senate.

GOP Assembly says Dems rushing background check bill - KOLO

Feb 12 2019
GOP Assembly says Dems rushing background check bill  KOLO

The Nevada Legislature will hold a joint hearing to consider changes to Nevada's gun background check law.

Lawmakers hear community during hearing bill for extended gun background checks - KLAS-TV

Feb 12 2019
Lawmakers hear community during hearing bill for extended gun background checks  KLAS-TV

LAS VEGAS - The community went head to head with lawmakers Tuesday over the issue of gun background checks. It all happened during the first hearing for a ...

28818 guns for sale in Minnesota last year, no background checks required - City Pages

Feb 11 2019
28818 guns for sale in Minnesota last year, no background checks required  City Pages

Under Minnesota law, you can sell a gun online with no background check, no questions asked, and no way to know if the buyer is…

Latest gun background-check legislation would not have stopped Parkland tragedy - Miami Herald

Feb 11 2019
Latest gun background-check legislation would not have stopped Parkland tragedy  Miami Herald

This week, to coincide with the anniversary of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, the U.S. House is scheduled to begin mark-up ...

Opinion: Firearms background checks bill is useless legislation - NorthJersey.com

Feb 11 2019
Opinion: Firearms background checks bill is useless legislation  NorthJersey.com

We're told that H.R. 8 will prevent bad guys from getting their hands on guns. That would be a great if criminals actually purchased guns legally.

Capitol Tracker: North Coast legislators back universal background checks for gun sales - Eureka Times Standard

Feb 11 2019
Capitol Tracker: North Coast legislators back universal background checks for gun sales  Eureka Times Standard

North Coast lawmakers are backing universal background checks for prospective gun owners. Assembly Joint Resolution 4 was introduced by Assemblywoman ...

Gun safety advocates push for universal background checks at March for Our Lives Town Hall - KEYE TV CBS Austin

Feb 10 2019
Gun safety advocates push for universal background checks at March for Our Lives Town Hall  KEYE TV CBS Austin

Gun safety advocates want changes and on Saturday, they made their concerns known at a March For Our Lives Town Hall hosted in partnership with the ...

Letter: Encourage Congress to pass background checks on all gun sales - The State Journal-Register

Feb 9 2019
Letter: Encourage Congress to pass background checks on all gun sales  The State Journal-Register

Crisis: 100 dead in America from gun violence every day.The current background check system approved in 1993 is out of date. The internet has changed many ...

New bill would require stricter background checks for childcare providers - WOWT

Feb 9 2019
New bill would require stricter background checks for childcare providers  WOWT

The state of Nebraska is working to make sure your children are safe while you're at work or school. It's all in relation to a federal law from 2014 requiring all ...

Bill To Expand Firearms Background Checks Clears House, Catholic Ex-Priest Arrested For Child Rape - KUNM

Feb 9 2019
Bill To Expand Firearms Background Checks Clears House, Catholic Ex-Priest Arrested For Child Rape  KUNM

Bill To Expand Firearms Background Checks Clears House – Associated Press The House of Representative has approved a bill to expand background checks ...

Background checks for gun purchases rise every year - KMVT

Feb 8 2019
Background checks for gun purchases rise every year  KMVT

2018 saw new gun laws go into effect across the country, as well as here in the gem state. But what does that mean for gun sales.

It's finally time to pass universal background checks | TheHill - The Hill

Feb 8 2019
It's finally time to pass universal background checks | TheHill  The Hill

Over the last decade, we have seen countless tragic instances of gun violence across our country. In 2017, there were nearly 40,000 gun deaths in the United ...

Marion Hammer said Moms Demand-backed background checks 'burdensome and unenforceable' - Florida Politics

Feb 7 2019
Marion Hammer said Moms Demand-backed background checks 'burdensome and unenforceable'  Florida Politics

The most prominent gun rights activist in Tallahassee remains steadfast against in her opposition to background check legislation filed this year. Marion Hammer ...

Nassau County officials want background checks for hotel workers - Newsday

Feb 7 2019
Nassau County officials want background checks for hotel workers  Newsday

Nassau County Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, proposed legislation that would require hotels and motels to conduct criminal ...

Nassau County May Become First In Nation To Make Background Checks Of Hotel/Motel Workers Mandatory - CBS New York

Feb 7 2019
Nassau County May Become First In Nation To Make Background Checks Of Hotel/Motel Workers Mandatory  CBS New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Did you know background checks are not required on hotel workers who have access to your hotel room? Lawmakers on ...

Nassau considers mandatory background checks for hotel employees - News 12 Long Island

Feb 7 2019
Nassau considers mandatory background checks for hotel employees  News 12 Long Island

Nassau County legislators are considering a bill to mandate criminal background checks for many hotel and motel employees.

Lawmakers expected to rush Nevada background check bill into law - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Feb 7 2019
Lawmakers expected to rush Nevada background check bill into law  Las Vegas Review-Journal

CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers are expected Tuesday to hear a new version of the background check initiative that was approved by voters two years ago ...

Moms Demand Action on guns in schools and background checks - Tallahassee.com

Feb 6 2019
Moms Demand Action on guns in schools and background checks  Tallahassee.com

Tampa members of Moms Demand Action huddle up before departing for the Capitol where they would meet with lawmakers to lobby for stricter gun laws in ...

Gun background checks bill by Rep. Mike Thompson gets House committee hearing - The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Feb 6 2019
Gun background checks bill by Rep. Mike Thompson gets House committee hearing  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

It was a hearing six years in the making: For the first time since Rep. Mike Thompson introduced his proposal to expand background checks for gun purchases in ...

LTE: Tell Rep. Fitzpatrick you support universal background checks - Bucks County Courier Times

Feb 6 2019
LTE: Tell Rep. Fitzpatrick you support universal background checks  Bucks County Courier Times

Bravo, Brian Fitzpatrick! He has co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that would require universal background checks for the nation. This bill would close the massive ...

Local lawmakers oppose Gov. Wolf's call for expanding background checks - Uniontown Herald Standard

Feb 6 2019
Local lawmakers oppose Gov. Wolf's call for expanding background checks  Uniontown Herald Standard

Area legislators remain steadfast in opposing Gov. Tom Wolf's call to pass gun safety legislation that institute universal background checks, arguing that Wolf's ...

The fight for universal gun background checks returns to Congress. And now Democrats have the House. - NBC News

Feb 5 2019
The fight for universal gun background checks returns to Congress. And now Democrats have the House.  NBC News

A bill before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that would require background checks on nearly all private sales. Advocates say it would close off a ...

From endorsements to background checks — how The Star covers City Council, mayor’s races - Kansas City Star

Feb 5 2019
From endorsements to background checks — how The Star covers City Council, mayor’s races  Kansas City Star

During the next eight weeks, The Kansas City Star Editorial Board will conduct a transparent endorsement and vetting process of the 11 candidates for Kansas ...

Background Checks Are Up In 2018: What Does That Mean For The Trump Slump? - WAMU 88.5

Feb 4 2019
Background Checks Are Up In 2018: What Does That Mean For The Trump Slump?  WAMU 88.5

A recent report from the FBI shows there were more background checks conducted in 2018 than the year before. That doesn't necessarily mean there were more ...

Stricter background checks could ensnare thousands of child care workers - The Boston Globe

Feb 4 2019
Stricter background checks could ensnare thousands of child care workers  The Boston Globe

The background checks, intended to improve safety in day care, could force out thousands who have a prior offense, even if they have worked without problems ...

Mass. Day Care Workers to Undergo Stricter Background Checks - NECN

Feb 4 2019
Mass. Day Care Workers to Undergo Stricter Background Checks  NECN

Day care administrators in Massachusetts say thousands of workers could be disqualified due to stricter background checks. The Boston Globe reports that the ...

House, Senate to consider background-checks law - Albuquerque Journal

Feb 4 2019
House, Senate to consider background-checks law  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – Proposals to require background checks before almost any gun sale in New Mexico are now headed to the floor in both chambers of the state ...

Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home - The Verge

Feb 1 2019
Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home  The Verge

Automation has turned criminal background checks into pass-fail mechanisms, but advocates say simple algorithms can't capture the complexity of records.

Wisconsin senator pushing for increased background checks for gun purchases - KTUU.com

Feb 1 2019
Wisconsin senator pushing for increased background checks for gun purchases  KTUU.com

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- There's a renewed push in Washington, D.C. to expand background checks for gun purchases. Democratic senators want private ...

Proposed Kansas bill would require background checks for private gun sales - WIBW

Jan 31 2019
Proposed Kansas bill would require background checks for private gun sales  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) -- A new bill proposed in the Kansas House would require background checks on private gun sales. Currently, only federally licensed ...

Bill aims to strengthen South Carolina background checks - WTOC

Jan 31 2019
Bill aims to strengthen South Carolina background checks  WTOC

There is a renewed effort at the South Carolina state house to stop guns from getting into the hands of people who shouldn't have a firearm.

Senate to consider background-checks bill - Albuquerque Journal

Jan 30 2019
Senate to consider background-checks bill  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE — A proposal now heading to the Senate floor would expand background-check requirements to almost every firearm sale in New Mexico.

Price hike for digital fingerprints used in pre-employment background checks - KEYT

Jan 30 2019
Price hike for digital fingerprints used in pre-employment background checks  KEYT

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors has approved a price increase to obtain digital fingerprints which are used to send to the Department of Justice ...

New report shows Illinois has second most gun background checks - WGEM

Jan 30 2019
New report shows Illinois has second most gun background checks  WGEM

A report from Your Local Security details gun background checks in each state, revealing Illinois has one of the most checks.

Wolf calls to expand background checks to gun shows - MyTwinTiers.com

Jan 29 2019
Wolf calls to expand background checks to gun shows  MyTwinTiers.com

Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for lawmakers to pass legislation expanding background checks on firearms in Pennsylvania and end an exception for ...

Gun background check bill has bipartisan support in Michigan delegation - The Detroit News

Jan 27 2019
Gun background check bill has bipartisan support in Michigan delegation  The Detroit News

A new bill that aims to require background checks for nearly all firearm purchases has bipartisan support within Michigan's congressional delegation.

Church defends hiring pastor without background check | News - Rutland Herald

Jan 25 2019
Church defends hiring pastor without background check | News  Rutland Herald

CASTLETON — In light of media attention, a local church is standing by its decision to hire its current pastor, who has a criminal record, without first conducting a ...

MN Dems’ new gun background check plan: Here’s how it would work. - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Jan 24 2019
MN Dems’ new gun background check plan: Here’s how it would work.  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Expanding background checks for gun sales. Lots of people say they like the idea, according to polls. On Thursday, Minnesota Senate Democrats proposed it.

Hearings to address gun sales, background checks - KRQE News 13

Jan 24 2019
Hearings to address gun sales, background checks  KRQE News 13

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - It was the story at the Roundhouse on Thursday: gun control. Democrats have proposed a slate of bills; the focus Thursday was on ...

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry urges federal action on universal background checks - Record Bee

Jan 24 2019
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry urges federal action on universal background checks  Record Bee

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) has introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 4 with coauthors Senators Bill Dodd (D-Napa) and Mike McGuire ...

New York Bill Would Tighten Background Checks for Private-School Employees - Wall Street Journal

Jan 24 2019
New York Bill Would Tighten Background Checks for Private-School Employees  Wall Street Journal

State lawmakers introduced a child-safety measure in Albany this week that would require staff at private schools to submit fingerprints and undergo ...

Keeping Coaches Honest: Man's arrest raises questions about city's background check protocol - KVIA El Paso

Jan 24 2019
Keeping Coaches Honest: Man's arrest raises questions about city's background check protocol  KVIA El Paso

The arrest of a man on theft charges has led ABC-7 to question how the city screens people who are heading up sports teams that use City-owned facilities.

Universal background checks on gun buyers sought in Legislature - Daily Democrat

Jan 23 2019
Universal background checks on gun buyers sought in Legislature  Daily Democrat

An Assembly Joint Resolution is demanding Congressional passage of a bipartisan measure seeking universal background checks on the purchases of firearms ...

Igor Volsky Calls for More Than Universal Background Checks Before Gun Sales - NowThis

Jan 23 2019
Igor Volsky Calls for More Than Universal Background Checks Before Gun Sales  NowThis

Watch Igor Volsky Calls for More Than Universal Background Checks Before Gun Sales, a Politics video from NowThis.