# Gun control
Denver bans concealed-carry weapons in city buildings and parks
(Denver, Colo.) Despite an unlikely political alliance opposing it, a ban on concealed-carry weapons in city buildings and parks became law Monday. Denver City Council 9-3 for the ban. Councilmembers Kevin Flynn, Jamie Torres and Candi CdeBaca voted no. An amendment by CdeBaca to remove parks from the ban failed on a 9-3 vote, with Flynn, Torres and CdeBaca voting yes.
Concealed carry ban imminent in Denver, Boulder prohibiting open carry guns in public places
Correction: The story originally reported that Boulder is banning concealed carry weapons. This is incorrect. Boulder is considering a comprehensive gun bill that bans open carry in public places, among other things.
Governor Ron DeSantis Promises Constitutional Carry of Handguns in Florida Before He Leaves Office – Can He Deliver?
Will the governor make good on his promise this time?. Just weeks after he allegedly 'demanded' that Florida's state legislature reconsider the introduction of so-called constitutional carry rights for gun owners, on April 29 Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida has promised that he will get it signed into law before he leaves office.
Denver advances concealed-carry gun ban
(Denver, Colo.) A City Council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to move ahead a proposal by Mayor Michael Hancock to ban concealed-carry weapons in city buildings and parks.
Florida Sheriff Encourages People To Use Their Guns To Deter Home Invaders and Burglars – To Save Taxpayer Money
Another reason to reconsider constitutional carry?. A Florida sheriff recently told a press conference that he encourages properly trained and educated gun owners in the state to defend their property from burglars and other intruders, as a means not-only of exercising their constitutional rights to defend their property, but as a way of saving the taxpayers money.
Nikki Fried Hints at Her Priorities, Stating “I’ll Legalize Weed” if Elected Governor
This week saw the passing of 4/20, the unofficial day of celebration for marijuana smokers around the world. Florida's leading Democrat candidate for the forthcoming gubernatorial election used the occasion to make one of her priorities clear to Floridians.
NYPD slammed for having $10 billion annual funding with 50k officers but failing to prevent the Brooklyn subway shooting
The NYPD has been slammed all over social media for having an enormous budget of over $10 billion per annum with over 60,000 personnel but failing to prevent the Brooklyn subway mass shooting that happened on Tuesday.
Opinion: mass shootings in the United States
Photo by Steve Woods on Unsplash. I’m tired of waking up to news about another mass shooting. I never knew about mass shootings when I was a child. I don’t recall anyone ever talking about them either although it’s happened before I was even born.
Two Florida Airports Feature in the U.S. Top 10 for Most Handguns Discovered in Luggage, According to TSA
Passengers 'forget' they've got loaded guns in their bags?. A recent set of TSA data reported on April 16 shows once again that two Florida airports are in the U.S. top 10 for the most handguns confiscated at TSA checkpoints. Atlanta airport in Georgia consistently tops the list, but Orlando International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are also consistently featured in the list too.
Governor Kemp Signs Constitutional Carry of Handguns Into Law in Georgia – Permits No Longer Required To Own a Gun
Georgia joins over 20 states that allow constitutional carry. On April 13, Georgia's Republican Governor Brian Kemp signed SB319 into law meaning that constitutional carry of handguns is now legal in the state. In practice it means that any qualifying person can own and carry a handgun without first applying for a permit or having to undergo training.
Governor DeSantis ‘Demands’ a Special Session To Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation After Senate Rejected It
On April 13 Florida Representative and Republican Anthony Sabatini made a renewed call for the state legislature to consider and pass constitutional carry legislation. In a letter shared on Twitter, Rep. Sabatini shared that Governor Ron DeSantis had "demanded" the session after bill HB103 was rejected during the 2022 legislative season.
New Yorkers fear the Brooklyn shooting might prompt excessive gun control measures, leaving them vulnerable
The Brooklyn subway shooting has left many state residents wondering if the incident will lead to strict gun control measures, as that would make them vulnerable. Suspect Frank James is placed by NYPD in a squad car at Ninth Precinct after being arrested for his connection to the subway mass shooting.Michael M. Santiago / AFP.
Permitted concealed gun ban in city parks, buildings on hold
(Denver, Colo.) Regardless of whether you have a permit, it soon may be illegal to carry a concealed gun in city parks and buildings. The ban would apply to buildings leased by the city as well as those owned by the city. The ban also must be followed by those who lease property from the city, such as homeless shelters.
Missouri House Bill 1462 passed 101-40 yesterday, allowing people with legally concealed firearms on public transit.
Missouri House Bill 1462 headed to the Senate allowing concealed firearms on public transit.Maxim Potkin/Unsplash. Missouri House Bill 1462 passed 101- 40 yesterday, allowing people with legally concealed firearms on public transit and in places of worship.
Tuesday in Portland: Benefit concert held to get gun control measures on November ballot and more
(John Moore/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, April 5 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Benefit concert to get gun control measures on November ballot held Monday night.
Downtown Sacramento's mass shooting that killed 6 people and injured 12 is an alarm to end gun violence
April 3, 2022 - Downtown Sacramento, CA woke up to the shocking and devastating news of multiple shootings that left K Street as the horrendous crime scene where six people (three men and three women) were killed and at least 12 injured.
The Florida Gun Manufacturers Who Are Sending Firearms to Ukraine in Support of Their Fight for Freedom
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, many governments are pledging their support to the Ukrainian government in the form of financial assistance or weaponry with which to arm those defending their country. Last week, the Biden administration approved $13.6 billion in funding to be spent on humanitarian aid and security measures.
Ohio's Governor Mike DeWine Signs Bill Allowing Permitless Concealed Carry
The United States Department of Justice, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. No permit or training to be required to carry a concealed weapon in Ohio from the 12th of June. Republican Governor Mike DeWine has signed a new bill, Senate Bill 215, which also means citizens are no longer required to inform police they have a weapon during a traffic stop.
Constitutional Carry of Guns Remains Illegal in Florida – A Bill That Wasn’t Approved During the Legislative Season
A number of controversial bills were approved by Florida's legislature during the 2022 legislative season - a ban on abortions after 15 weeks, and the so-called 'Stop WOKE' act to name two. But one controversial bill that seemed to just fade away was HB103 - a proposal to allow carrying of firearms without licenses.
Faith Group Joins "Moms Demand Action" in Calling for Gun Control Legislation in Tennessee
Coalition says it wants "common sense" gun legislation. Last week, representatives of the Southern Christian Coalition joined with Moms Demand Action to call on the Tennessee General Assembly and Gov. Bill Lee to enact "sensible" gun legislation.