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Florida Lawsuit: Can Doctors Ask Patients About Guns In The House?
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

Justices Extend Gun Owner Rights Nationwide
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court held Monday that Americans have the right to own a gun for self-defense anywhere they live, expanding the conservative court's embrace of gun rights since John Roberts became Chief Justice. By a 5-4 vote,... Read More

Chicago Gun Ban On Way Out, But Mayor Vows Fight
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO — (AP) A Supreme Court ruling finding that Americans have the right to bear arms anywhere they live almost certainly means the end of Chicago's decades-old handgun ban, but it may not make handgun ownership there much easier if the city's... Read More

Nurse Sues Tennessee Governor To Win Back Gun Rights
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (AP) A registered nurse, who was pardoned of a felony drug conviction, has filed a lawsuit against Tennessee's governor and attorney general in an effort to win back his gun rights. The suit filed Thursday against Gov. Phil... Read More

Lawsuit Challenges Discretion In Issuing Gun Permits
Posted on 12 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (AP) The nationwide debate over liberalizing gun laws spilled into a federal courtroom in Sacramento on Thursday as gun-rights groups challenged how much discretion California's law enforcement officials have in issuing concealed... Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit
Posted on 2 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More