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‘Legalizing Rocket Launchers’: A Look Back at Arizona Republicans’ Gun Reform Efforts

Laws passed by Republicans in the legislature—and vetoed by Gov. Hobbs—would have made what happened in August at the University of North Carolina more likely to happen in Arizona.

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The 25 Most Dangerous Roads and Highways in Arizona

The I-10 and US-60 combined for 77 fatalities across 70 crashes.

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords smiles after speaking at an event at Giffords Law Center in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 13, 2023. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Arizona Ranked 8th Worst in Country For Gun Safety Laws

Founded by gun violence survivor Gabby Giffords and her husband Sen. Mark Kelly, the Giffords Organization noted that Arizona did not pass any significant gun legislation this year. 

Republicans Push to Make Middle and High Schools Offer Firearms Training

The program, derived from a National Rifle Association task force, would require schools offering firearms training to have NRA representatives be part of the task force.

Arizona Rep. Jennifer Longdon speaks at the Moms Demand Action advocacy day at the Arizona Capitol on Jan. 23, 2023. (Photo by Morgan Fischer)
4 Gun and School Safety Bills to Keep an Eye on in Arizona 

Over 100 gun reform advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on Jan. 23 to call for gun reform in the Legislature. 

Emergency crews in Texas respond to a fatal accident in this file photo. New federal data shows that traffic deaths in Arizona fell sharply in the first quarter of 2022, after several years of steady increases, while the nation as a whole saw a record increase in highway fatalities in the quarter. (Photo by Tony Gutierrez/AP/Shutterstock)
Arizona Traffic Fatalities Fell Sharply, as Deaths Nationally Spiked

While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in traffic fatalities in the first quarter of 2022, highway deaths in Arizona were falling by nearly a third.

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Sinema, Kelly, Join Bipartisan Group of Senators on Historic Gun Reform Proposal

The bill—the first of its kind in nearly three decades—was announced days after the House passed a package of additional gun reforms that are popular with a majority of Americans.