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Some mis-fires, direct hits on proposed Arizona gun laws

May 13, 2016

Verde Independent

May 11, 2016

by Howard Fischer

PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey refused Tuesday to force Arizona to join with other states to restrict what kind of gun laws each can adopt.

But he’s did not hesitate to sign a new law that will let individuals sue local governments that enact their own firearms laws. While that measure applies statewide, it is aimed largely at Tucson which has three specific ordinances that gun-rights advocates find offensive.

And the governor also penned his approval to another law creating an exception to prohibitions of weapons on the campuses of public universities and colleges. It says people do not have to disarm themselves when they walk or drive on public streets and sidewalks going through a campus.

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