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- Oregon: Ivory Regulation Bill Scheduled for Hearing
On Wednesday, May 20, at 3:00 p.m., the House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing and work session on Senate Bill 913, the ivory regulation bill, in HR 343.
- Supreme Court Says Convicted Felons Can Sell Their Guns
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities.
- Federal judge halts D.C.?s ?good reason? concealed carry requirement
A federal judge on Monday put on hold the District?s requirement that gun owners demonstrate a ?good reason? in order to receive a concealed carry permit ? saying the licensing scheme deprives citizens of their Second Amendment rights.U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. granted a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by three gun owners that seeks to overturn the new D.C. firearms law on the grounds that the regulations are so strict that they make it impossible to exercise their right to bear arms.
- California: Bill would alter gun restraining orders
The California Assembly has passed a bill by Inland Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, that would allow gun owners to retain ownership of their firearms while they are subject to a gun violence restraining order.
- Federal Judge Again Rules Key Part of New D.C. Gun Law Unconstitutional
Ten months after striking down the District?s long-standing ban on carrying firearms in public as unconstitutional, a federal judge Monday ordered the city to halt enforcing a key provision of the new gun-permitting system itadapted in response.
As passed by the D.C. Council, the District?s new carry legislation remains among the strictest in the nation, requiring applicants to state good reason to carry a weapon in order to obtain a permit from police, matching laws in Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
However, in a 23-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. ruled that condition ? known as the ?good reason/proper reason? requirement ? still ?impinges on Plaintiffs? Second Amendment right to bear arms,? because it fails to target dangerous people or specifically how or where individuals carry weapons.
- Vermont: Session Ends on Positive Note as Suppressor Legislation Clears Legislature
Last Saturday, lawmakers wrapped up the 2015 legislative session in Montpelier. Gun Sense Vermont launched a historic assault on the Second Amendment this year and came away empty-handed.
- Minnesota: Pro-Gun Legislation Sent to Governor Dayton! Your Action Needed!
Late last night, the Minnesota House and Senate adopted and re-passed Senate File 878 with strong bipartisan support in both chambers. The Senate passed SF 878 by a 55-9 vote which was swiftly followed by a 116-15 vote in the House of Representatives.