Stories tagged: "gun safety"


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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.

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Everytown For Gun Safety Names 31 Arizona Gun Sense Candidates

Arizonans can enter their address on the Gun Sense Voter website to learn which gun safety advocates will appear on their ballot.