We told you last week about firearm pre-emption legislation that has been introduced in Nebraska. Now the National Rifle Association has announced its support for the measure.
On Thursday, Sen. Mike Hilgers introduced a bill into the Nebraska legislature that would ensure that any firearm or ammunition laws passed would be consistent statewide.
At the request of a local gun-control group, the Roanoke, Va., City Council voted Monday to allow the city to ban the open carry of firearms in public buildings, following earlier efforts to ban the open carry of firearms throughout the city.
The Missoula, Mont., City Council voted Wednesday to require background checks on all transfers of guns between private individuals, in violation of state pre-emption laws that bar such actions by local authorities.
On Sept. 26, the Missoula, Mont., City Council is set to hear a proposal that would require background checks on all gun sales and transfers (with limited exceptions).
On Wednesday, the NRA’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) announced its endorsement of incumbent Pat McCrory for governor of North Carolina.
On Monday, legislation that would make critical changes to enhance Pennsylvania’s firearm pre-emption law passed the House Judiciary Committee with a 21-6 vote.
A Cuyahoga County, Ohio, judge has struck down several provisions in a Cleveland gun-control ordinance Monday, ruling that three laws imposed last year violated the state’s firearms pre-emption law, while upholding other provisions, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.