August 27, 2015

Courthouse News Service August 26, 2015 By June Williams The National Rifle Association sued Seattle on Monday, claiming the City Council’s recent unanimous approval of a tax on gun sales and ammunition is unconstitutional. The City Council approved the ordinance on Aug. 10 and Mayor Ed Murray signed it into …

August 10, 2015

Knoxville News Sentinel August 10, 2015 When Gov. Bill Haslam signed the controversial “guns in parks” law in April, he warned of the unintended consequences of removing local control over whether to allow firearms in city or county parks. Those unintended consequences arrived last week. Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III, …

August 10, 2015

Wisconsin State Journal August 7, 2015 By Ed Treleven A state appeals court on Thursday agreed with a Dane County judge who ruled last year that a Madison city policy banning guns on city buses does not violate Wisconsin’s concealed carry law. Wisconsin Carry, a gun rights group, contended that …

July 1, 2015

Daily Times June 30, 2015 Editorial Amid all the excitement over U.S. Supreme Court decisions last week regarding marriage equality, the Affordable Care Act and fair housing, the Commonwealth Court made a ruling that is significant for Pennsylvanians. Act 192, special-standing/preemption legislation that allowed gun advocates to sue Pennsylvania cities that …