Stories tagged: "gun safety"


In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Arizona Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich waves to supporters at the Republican election night party in Phoenix. Brnovich said Friday, July 26, 2019, that Arizona is poised to resume executions after a five-year hiatus brought on by an execution that critics said was botched, a subsequent lawsuit challenging the way the state carries out the death penalty, and the difficulty of finding lethal injection drugs. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Mark Brnovich Announces Bid for US Senate. Here’s What He Did as Arizona’s Attorney General

Sen. Mark Kelly’s term ends in 2022, and Arizona Republicans have already begun scrambling to challenge him for Sen. John McCain’s old seat.

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AZ Gun Sales Hit Record in 2020, Driven by Pandemic, Protests, and Politics

The Arizona spike is part of a nationwide increase Background checks for gun purchases in Arizona hit their highest level ever in 2020, driven by an unprecedented convergence of a pandemic, a summer of national unrest, and a presidential election, experts said. With a month left to go in the year, 610,911 background checks had...

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Arizona Has Some of the Least Restrictive Gun Laws in the Country. But There Are Still Some Rules.

Arizona ranked seventh for the number of registered guns per state and some counties have even declared themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries. Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the U.S., one of three countries that consider gun ownership a constitutional right. Consider this data: Americans own more than 390 million guns –...

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Arizonan on Supreme Court Shortlist Supports Roe V. Wade Precedent

Bridget Bade has previously testified that she supports precedent set in Supreme Court cases surrounding abortion, gun control, and same-sex marriage.

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Arizona Gun Safety Advocates Endorse Biden’s Plan

Advocates like former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are applauding Biden’s plan to end gun violence, which he calls a “public health epidemic.”

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A Gun Safety Group Just Dropped $5M on the Arizona Elections

The initiative aims to elect candidates who support gun safety at all levels in Arizona - from the state legislature to the president.

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Student Gun Safety Group: We’re Going To Register 4,500 Young Voters in Arizona

The student activists are learning how to virtually reach people in their personal social networks and get them civically involved.