guns

LAWSUIT FILED ON BEHALF OF LAS VEGAS SHOOTING VICTIMS AGAINST BUMP STOCK MANUFACTURER

 

By Miriam Raftery

October 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Slide Fire Solutions, LP, manufacturer of the bump stock device used by the mass shooter in Las Vegas to convert a semi-automatic weapon to “functional equivalent of a machine gun, thereby evading longstanding federal law,” according to a press release issued by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

SUPREME COURT: DOMESTIC ABUSERS CAN BE BARRED FOR LIFE FROM OWNING GUNS

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 27, 2016 (Washington D.C.) – By a 6-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld a federal law that allows a person to be banned for life from owning a gun if they commit domestic abuse “recklessly,” even if the actions were not premeditated.

FIREARMS STILL IN HANDS OF MENTALLY ILL

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

March 22, 2015 (Sacramento)—More than 17,000 mentally ill people continue to illegally possess over 36,000 firearms despite passage of SB 140, which authorized the California Attorney General to hire 36 new agents to reduce a backlog. 

The bill was passed after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting in 2013.  At the time, 20,000 prohibited people in California had about 40,000 firearms, an audit found.

BRING YOUR TREASURES TO THE “MUSEUM ROADSHOW” AT HERITAGE OF THE AMERICAS MUSEUM OCT. 29

October 23, 2011 (Rancho San Diego) -- On Saturday, October 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the museum will host Craig P. Helm Sr., certified appraiser and authenticator, who specializes in Native American, pre-Columbian, antique pictures, guns, western memorabilia, and Asian artifacts.

The Heritage of the Americas Museum is located on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego.  Admission to the museum and parking will be free that day.