The US State of Florida Monday legalized through Governor Ron DeSantis's signature the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit. The state Senate passed House Bill 543 by a 27-13 vote last week. The bill also received heavy Republican support in the House, where it passed by a 76-32 vote. Constitutional Carry is in the books, DeSantis said in a statement.
Norma Hale, the mother of Audrey Hale, the 28-year-old transgender woman gunned down in Nashville, Tennessee, after killing 6 people in a shooting spree, is a longstanding gun control activist who has shared on her Facebook account a collection of signatures to keep firearms away from schools and ban the sale of high-capacity magazines.
The Falklands government in a public service announcement is offering a ”no questions asked' Royal Falkland Islands Police firearms and ammunition amnesty running from 26 August to 3 September..
Law enforcement professionals, ballistic experts, forensic scientists, policymakers and academia have gathered this week in The Hague, the Netherlands, for one of the world’s biggest platforms of exchange on the threat of 3D printed weapons.
The United States is the only country in the world where there are more civilian weapons than citizens. In effect, there are 120 weapons for every 100 US citizens and according to researchers from the Swiss organization Small Arms Survey even when the exact number of civilian firearms is difficult to quantify for several factors, including unregistered and illegal trade, researchers estimates that US citizens account for some 393 million, which is about 46% of all civilian weapons in the world.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said that “everyone should buy a rifle” in order not to be enslaved.
Lawmakers in Brazil have watered down pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro's proposal that would have allowed ordinary people to carry weapons in public.
With its high murder rate and huge armed forces, Brazil has long been in the cross-hairs of foreign weapons makers. Now they have a powerful champion: pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro. The right-wing former army captain, who relaxed gun ownership laws soon after taking power in January, has raised hopes among foreign firms that his next move will be easing investment restrictions on Brazil's 200 billion reais (US$55 billion) defense sector.
The Trump administration has banned the use of bump stocks, devices that let rifles fire like machine guns, after promising to do so earlier this year. The final date to destroy or turn in the devices is 21 March, said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
Brazil's President elect Jair Bolsonaro has vowed to push for a change in the current legislation which requires people to justify their need to carry a weapon in order to be given the mandatory license.