An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply ingrained in American culture, but until Dick Heller came along, there was little actual legal framework to back that belief.
The abrupt cancellation of Atlanta's September Music Midtown Festival has infuriated music fans. The event's organizer, Live Nation, has not officially said what led to the cancellation, but reports say Georgia's gun laws are to blame. Phil Evans, a gun rights advocate has also been blamed for the loss of this year's festival. He spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
Bankers are resisting the bill, calling it government overreach and saying lawmakers are creating a problem with a non-issue in Arizona.
The federal government alleges Missouri's Second Amendment Preservation Act has endangered public safety by prohibiting local law enforcement from cooperating with federal agencies.
A judicial opinion striking down California's long-standing assault weapons ban has raised eyebrows from legal scholars for its rhetoric. California has said it will appeal the ruling.
The NRA aims to relocate to Texas, away from the "corrupt political ... environment" of New York. The state's attorney general says officials diverted millions of dollars to their personal expenses.
The court on Friday rules that the state's "near-categorical ban of [the magazines] infringes on the fundamental right to self-defense." The decision is a blow to gun control activists.
The company, which has been making guns in the U.S. since 1816, filed for Chapter 11 protection in federal court in Alabama as it seeks to restructure amid ongoing legal and financial challenges.
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The number of African Americans who own guns is on the rise. According to a 2014 Pew survey, 19 percent of African Americans said they owned a gun, up...