It is patently unfair to consider criminal history in adjudicating red flag law requests.
The proposed changes would result in a cost-savings of around $2,340 annually, according to the Army.
Court filings that appear to have been improperly redacted revealed the quotes from a former top NRA attorney.
Gun stores say they are struggling to meet demand and FBI figures show that background checks were at an all-time high.
"We're working seven days a week, 12 hours a day, just to keep up with the public at the door," one gun-store owner told Newsweek.
Around 25 states have taken steps to limit or shutter operations at all non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"There is a constitutional right at issue, and the question is whether states need to have carveouts for those constitutionally protected activities when they issue blanket orders," one legal expert said.
According to a statement provided to Newsweek, "Salary adjustments announced today apply to all levels of the organization."
"There are no guarantees in the law generally, but there are certainly no guarantees in the gun laws here," one attorney said. "Being a gun owner in New Jersey is fraught with risk."
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told a Detroit auto plant worker "you're full of sh*t" Tuesday in a confrontation over the Second Amendment and gun control.
The prevalence of ghost guns has begun to alarm some lawmakers at the state level, producing legislation to more closely regulate these weapons.
Bailey Nielsen, 11, appeared before lawmakers in Boise, Idaho alongside her grandfather, Charles Nielsen, as they debated whether to allow visitors to the state to carry concealed handguns.
Founder of Right to Bear Arms Virginia Brandon Howard took a 12-gauge shotgun to Democrat delegate Mark Levine's house.
Gun policy earns the starkest statistical divide of any of the 18 policy issues when broken down along gender lines.
Ryan Farrar is standing for the first congressional district in Northwest Indiana.
The report follows a year of public revelations about the NRA's spending habits that have led to questions about its viability as a non-profit.
The legislation also contains a somewhat unique provision allowing for firearms rights to be restored after two years based on the approval of a state judge.
Fred Guttenberg was escorted out of the State of Union Address on Tuesday night after shouting "What about my daughter!" in response to Donald Trump's comments about Second Amendment rights.
Security quickly moved to escort Guttenberg out of the chamber as Trump defended the Second Amendment, Newsweek can confirm.
Powell was most recently LaPierre's chief of staff and was previously the executive director of general operations before his role at the organization was scaled back.
Unfinished receivers that have not been fully manufactured are not traditionally considered firearms, although some states have cracked down on unregulated precursors.
In general, gun-rights supporters have voiced serious reservations about due process protections that they feel the proposed measures could erode.
"Ironically, this outcome will only further embolden Second Amendment supporters to be even louder for their rights," a gun-rights group said in response.
Subject to specific credentialing, Marine Corps law enforcement personnel will now be allowed to partake in concealed carry while off duty.
Drawing a link between cell phone use and mortality, John Rodgers sets up an analogy to gun violence prevention strategies.
"Tucker Carlson Tonight" guest Ryan Cleckner told guest host Mark Steyr that more people would have died in Sunday's church shooting in Texas if Joe Biden, who is in favor of stricter gun control laws, "has his way."
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's legal opinion argues that the state's definition of "firearm" is expansive enough to encompass 80 percent receivers.
Seventy of these bills cleared various state legislatures in 2019 alone, providing a window into how states are combating gun violence in the absence of federal action.
Ackerman McQueen told Newsweek that its former employee engaged in "outright fabrications." The employee said he's "proud to speak the truth."
Despite calls to ban sales of so-called assault weapons in the U.S., these kinds of firearms are prevalent in civilian society and elsewhere.