Illinois rescinded 10,000 gun licenses last year. More than 75 percent of holders ignored the notice. - Chicago Tribune
Feb 22 2019Illinois rescinded 10,000 gun licenses last year.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Illinois State Police rescinded more than 10,000 gun licenses last year — and more than 75 percent of the revocation recipients ignored it, according to newly ...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 2019Brindisi 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 ...
Feb 22 2019Crime 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.
Feb 22 2019LETTER: 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 ...
Feb 22 2019
- Clyburn, Cunningham vow to close "Charleston loophole" in gun background checks ABC NEWS 4
- 2 SC lawmakers voice support for bill to close 'Charleston loophole' WSPA.com
- SC Rep. Jim Clyburn says bill closing 'Charleston loophole' will pass the House Charleston Post Courier
- South Carolina's Democratic Congressmen Call for More Time for Federal Gun Background Checks WVIK
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Teachers Behaving Badly: Here's why hundreds of Massachusetts' teachers have lost their licenses - WWLP.com
Feb 21 2019Teachers 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 2019Here’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 ...
Feb 21 2019When 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 2019Disney 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 ...
Feb 21 2019Defending 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.
Feb 21 2019Bill 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 ...
Feb 21 2019House 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 ...
Feb 21 2019Disney 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.
Feb 21 2019Bertram 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 ...
Feb 21 2019La. 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 ...
Feb 21 2019Montana 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.
Feb 21 2019Salary 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 ...
Feb 21 2019Sturm 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 2019They 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 ...
Feb 20 2019U.S. Rep. Underwood talks gun background checks, climate at Sycamore town hall Northwest Herald
Underwood met with constituents Tuesday at Sycamore High School.
Feb 20 2019Thomas 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.
Feb 20 2019Democrats 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 2019Virginia 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.
Feb 20 2019VILLAGE 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 ...
Feb 19 2019Pols 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 ...
Feb 19 2019BOB 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 2019Bill 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 2019Episcopal 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 ...
Feb 19 2019Background 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 ...
Feb 19 2019How 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 ...
Feb 18 2019Nevada: 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 2019Democrats 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 ...
Governor signs gun background check bill | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines - FOX5 Las Vegas
Feb 16 2019Governor signs gun background check bill | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines FOX5 Las Vegas
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Feb 15 2019The 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):
Feb 15 2019Background Checks Are...Wrong Townhall
Why are we seeking background checks? We want to stop murder..02/16/2019 8:18:12AM EST.
Feb 15 2019OPSO 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 ...
Feb 15 2019You 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.
Feb 15 2019Carson 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 ...
Feb 15 2019NH 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 2019Group 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 ...
Readers Write: Government broadcast funding, Green New Deal, gun background checks in Minnesota, arthritis and disability - Star Tribune
Feb 15 2019Readers Write: Government broadcast funding, Green New Deal, gun background checks in Minnesota, arthritis and disability Star Tribune
The budget currently proposed for the National Institute of Standards and Technology eliminates funding for radio stations WWV, WWVH and WWVB.
Feb 15 2019School 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 ...
Feb 15 2019New 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 ...
Feb 14 2019A 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 2019Rep. 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 ...
Feb 14 2019The 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 ...
Feb 14 2019Physicians 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.
Feb 14 2019NRA 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, ...
Feb 14 2019House 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.
Feb 14 2019Among 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 ...
Feb 14 2019Background 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.
Feb 13 2019Background 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 ...
Feb 13 2019Close 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 ...
Feb 13 2019Nevada 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, ...
Feb 12 2019Nevada 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.
Feb 12 2019GOP 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.
Feb 12 2019Lawmakers 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 ...
Feb 11 201928818 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…
Feb 11 2019Latest 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 ...
Feb 11 2019Opinion: 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 2019Capitol 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 2019Gun 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 ...
Feb 9 2019Letter: 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 ...
Feb 9 2019New 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 2019Bill 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 ...
Feb 8 2019Background 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.
Floridians Can Buy Thousands of Guns Online With No Background Checks - New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Feb 8 2019Floridians Can Buy Thousands of Guns Online With No Background Checks New Times Broward-Palm Beach
The website ArmsList.com is full of shady gun deals.
Feb 8 2019It'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 2019Marion 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 ...
Feb 7 2019Nassau 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 2019Nassau 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 ...
Feb 7 2019Nassau 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.
Feb 7 2019Lawmakers 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 ...
Feb 6 2019Moms 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 2019Gun 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 ...
Feb 6 2019LTE: 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 ...
Feb 6 2019Local 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 2019The 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 2019From 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 ...
Feb 4 2019Background 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 ...
Feb 4 2019Stricter 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 ...
Feb 4 2019Mass. 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 ...
Feb 4 2019House, 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 ...
Feb 1 2019Automated 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.
Feb 1 2019Wisconsin 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 ...
Jan 31 2019Proposed 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 ...
Jan 31 2019Bill 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.
Jan 30 2019Senate 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.
Jan 30 2019Price 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 ...
Jan 30 2019New 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.
Jan 29 2019Wolf 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 ...
Jan 27 2019Gun 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.
Jan 25 2019Church 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 ...
Jan 24 2019MN 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.
Jan 24 2019Hearings 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 2019Assemblymember 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 ...
Jan 24 2019New 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 2019Keeping 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.
Jan 23 2019Universal 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 ...
Jan 23 2019Igor 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.