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Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Proposed law wants to make elected officials to pay for adopting illegal gun laws

A proposed state law would let gun owners sue city council members or county supervisors personally if those governments pass or try to enforce gun laws that are stricter than state law.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Make parents responsible if kids get a hold of guns, Tucson lawmaker says

Make parents responsible if kids get a hold of guns, Tucson lawmaker says

A Tucson legislator wants to charge parents with a felony if their kid uses their gun to kill or injure someone.

February 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Kozachik to hold gun-reform forum

Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Court backs ATF over border-area gun dealers

PHOENIX - The Obama administration can legally order gun dealers in Arizona and three other border states to report people who buy multiple weapons, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

June 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Boost for background checks: Senators compromise

WASHINGTON — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to supporters of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Obama can push significant gun controls t…

April 10, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Flowing Wells School District Superintendent Nicholas Clement addresses reporters. With him are Vicki Balentine, left, former Amphitheater schools superintendent; Roger Pfeuffer, former TUSD superintendent; and Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich. They say the NRA report is way off base.

April 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich and several local educators on Tuesday denounced an NRA report suggesting that schools train selected staff members to carry firearms on campuses to keep students safer.

April 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

NRA study suggests trained, armed school staffers

WASHINGTON — The Senate gun control debate on the near horizon, a National Rifle Association-sponsored report on Tuesday proposed a program for schools to train selected staffers as armed security officers. The former Republican congressman who headed the study suggested at least one protect…

April 02, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

March 05, 2013 11:28 am Video Related Loading…

Blog: Gabrielle Giffords keeps getting better

Speaking in a clear, forceful voice, former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning implored the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to do something about gun violence.

January 30, 2013 8:50 amLoading…
Giffords speaks at Senate gun hearing

Giffords speaks at Senate gun hearing

WASHINGTON — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke briefly as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year’s first congressional hearing on curbing gun violence, adding drama to a session that was already slated to hear from a top official of the National Rifle Association.

January 30, 2013 8:27 am Related Loading…

Ariz. bill would outlaw US firearms enforcement

PHOENIX - With the threat of new federal gun control laws and regulations looming, a state legislator wants to provide legal cover for Arizonans who do not want to obey them - and penalize federal officials who try to enforce them.

January 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Councilman seeks ban on gun shows

Councilman seeks ban on gun shows

Gun shows could be a thing of the past at the Tucson Convention Center if Councilman Steve Kozachik gets his way.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Fitz Blog: The National Bullying Assocation

President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include a proposed ban on military-style assault weapons,high-capacity clips, paranoia and bullying. The National Bullying Association has vowed to fight this response to the Newtown massacre declaring,”My right to bully shall…

January 16, 2013 10:00 amLoading…

NRA shooting game no longer for preschoolers

WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.

January 15, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Buy Back

In response to Councilman Steve Kozachik's gun buy back event, former State Senator Frank Antenori plans an attention buy back event. "I will pay cold hard cash for attention. I'm willing to pay anything for a little ink..a little airtime...anything. Just notice me. Please, God, just notice …

January 06, 2013 11:45 amLoading…
Nearly $7,000 raised for Tuesday's gun buyback

Nearly $7,000 raised for Tuesday's gun buyback

City Councilman Steve Kozachik's somewhat controversial gun buyback has been set for Tuesday at 9 a.m.

January 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

Tucson councilman Kozachik dumps Republican party

Steve Kozachik

January 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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