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Utah, Wyo. Seek To Intervene In Mont. Gun Lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) State officials in Wyoming and Utah plan to enter a lawsuit pending in Montana to argue the federal government lacks authority to regulate firearms that are made and sold in the same state. The attorneys general of Wyoming and Utah say they plan to file a brief in the Montana...

Lawsuit Challenges Wilmington Public Housing Gun Ban

WILMINGTON Del. - (AP) A lawsuit has been filed seeking to lift the Wilmington Housing Authority's ban on residents' possession of firearms. The civil suit funded by the National Rifle Association was filed Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers ...

SAF Sues In New York To Void 'Good Cause' Gun Carry Permit Requirement

BELLEVUE, Wash. - The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has filed a federal lawsuit against Westchester County, New York, and its handgun permit licensing officers, seeking a permanent injunction against enforcement of a state law that allows carry licenses to be denied because applicants cannot show...

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Missoula has dismissed a lawsuit by gun rights advocates and states seeking freedom from federal gun laws, a move that the advocates promised to appeal. The decision Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy was expected since his magistrate a month ago...

Oregon Court Rules Medical Marijuana Users Can Have Guns

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - (AP) The Oregon Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday that a retired school bus driver can have her medical marijuana and a concealed handgun, too. The ruling upheld previous decisions by the Oregon Court of Appeals and circuit court that determined a federal law barring criminals...

Florida Lawsuit: Can Doctors Ask Patients About Guns In The House?

MIAMI - (AP) Doctors in Florida are fighting a first-of-its-kind law requiring them to have a legitimate safety concern before they start asking a patient about guns. The physicians contend the new law is too broad and they should be free to ask patients and parents about firearms. . . . Full version...

Massachusetts Gun Maker To Pay $600,000 In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

BOSTON - (AP) A Massachusetts gun-maker has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 to the families of one man who was killed and another man who was wounded in a shooting involving a gun allegedly stolen from the company, a national gun-control group announced Tuesday. Danny Guzman, 26, was slain outside. . ...

Border Gun Shop Owners Sue Over New Requirement

PHOENIX - (AP) Gun store owners in states along the U.S.-Mexico border sued the acting director of the federal agency that oversees firearms to halt a new requirement that they alert authorities if someone buys multiple high-powered rifles in a five-day span. The requirement, which goes into effect....