Maine residents might soon have the chance to decide whether background checks should be applied to all gun sales in their state.
The conservative justice wrote the landmark decision in 2008 that recognized the Second Amendment as an individual right to bear arms.
Asked why he was wearing a pistol, Reagan replied, "In case you guys can't do the job, I can help out."
Gun distributors currently are protected under a 2005 law that grants them immunity from civil lawsuits brought by victims of violence.
Some Democrats fear Hillary Clinton's recent attacks on Bernie Sanders's gun record and health care policy could hurt their party.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said he thinks Obama overstepped his role by expanding the background checks system.
The new measure requires certain BB and pellet guns to come with bright markings.
The move by a Democratic AG signals a push to tighten firearms restrictions in a state with a GOP-led legislature.
Mass shootings are not unknown to other countries. But in the U.S., a bitter political debate continues about gun laws.
No right is unlimited. A well-regulated militia does not include enemies of the state.
A group challenged an ordinance in Highland Park, Illinois, that bans assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.
Even in a country where more people own more guns than anywhere else in the world, Brent Nicholson's cache is extraordinary
The Democratic presidential front-runner urged Americans not to give up hope that the gun lobby can be defeated.
In poll, 63 percent say mass shootings are a reflection of problems identifying, treating people with mental health issues.
Civil jury verdicts like the one in Milwaukee could pressure gun sellers into preventing illegal sales.
Just 33 percent of Americans think gun sale laws should remain as they are.
"Even people that believe in the right to bear arms, what right do you have to take someone's life?"
Umpqua's student handbook says firearms are prohibited on college property "except as expressly authorized by law or college regulations."