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Brewer vetoes gun bills

Brewer vetoes gun bills

PHOENIX – Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.

April 22, 2014 5:03 pmLoading…
Arizona bill makes taking someone's gun an aggravated assault

Arizona bill makes taking someone's gun an aggravated assault

PHOENIX — Saying guns are special, the state House voted Thursday to make taking one from someone a crime.

March 13, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Giffords, back at tragic site, asks for wider gun checks

Giffords, back at tragic site, asks for wider gun checks

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest-side grocery store where she was nearly slain on Jan. 8, 2011, to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.

March 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Claims that gun laws have increased crime in Australia are hogwash

Proposed gun reforms by President Obama and the U.S. Congress have focused attention on gun laws and their impact. Comparisons are being made with Australian gun laws as a way of examining how effective U.S. changes might be.

February 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Giffords joins Bloomberg, Biden on cover of Time

Giffords joins Bloomberg, Biden on cover of Time

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January 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Giffords joins Bloomberg, Biden on cover of Time

Giffords joins Bloomberg, Biden on cover of Time

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on the latest cover of Time magazine.

January 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona gun dealers challenge rifle-reporting requirement

WASHINGTON — A lawyer for two Arizona gun dealers argued Wednesday that the Obama administration in trying to halt the flow of U.S. guns to Mexican drug gangs overstepped its legal authority when it required dealers in Southwestern border states to report when customers buy multiple high-pow…

January 09, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Brewer 'not sure' laws need revisiting

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday she's "not sure" whether the "absolutely horrific" Connecticut shootings mean Arizona should revisit the laws she has signed that expand the right to carry weapons in public.

December 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson congressmen support assault-weapons ban

The atmosphere in Congress has changed, Barber and Grijalva say.

December 18, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
Barber: Treatment could have prevented crimes

Barber: Treatment could have prevented crimes

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, accompanied by his wife, Nancy, talks to reporters after Loughner's sentencing. "Now he's getting the treatment he should have got a long time ago," Barber said.

November 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Barber: Treatment could have prevented crimes

Barber: Treatment could have prevented crimes

As he looked into Jared Lee Loughner's eyes Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber sensed the gunman who shot him on Jan. 8, 2011, understood what he was saying about the tragedy's impact.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

In their own words

Barber, Kelly and Manolakis quotations from last night's Congressional District 8 debate.

May 24, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

AZ lawmaker drops guns-on-campus bill

PHOENIX — There won't be any faculty or students carrying guns on campus legally, at least not this year.

March 27, 2012 5:17 pmLoading…
University faculty speak out against guns on campus

University faculty speak out against guns on campus

A Q&A with the professor who is circulating a Gun Safety Charter

February 25, 2011 5:01 amLoading…

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