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NOGALES, Ariz. – As port director for the Customs and Border Protection port here, Guadalupe Ramirez has seen heroin smuggled into the United States in almost every place imaginable on a vehicle, not to mention the human body.
The Gilbert Town Council has recently decided to pull the trigger, so to speak, and allow concealed weapons in public buildings. Any reluctance to take this action was overcome by the assurance that only those who had a concealed weapons permit would be allowed to carry guns in Gilbert public buildings. Those without permits would be expected to store their weapons in lockers provided by taxpayer expense. Let’s hope the lockers are big enough to accommodate assault rifles in addition to handguns.
Gilbert’s Town Council has reached an accord to allow some gun users to bring weapons into the town’s public buildings.
In a partial victory over free speech rights, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that gun-rights advocate Alan Korwin has a legal right to put a political screed about the Second Amendment on Phoenix bus shelters.
With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.
More than 200,000 Arizonans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be able to bring them into most public buildings under terms of a bill given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday, ignoring “no guns” signs at the door.
State lawmakers moved on two fronts Monday to let more people bring their weapons into government buildings.
An Arizona Senate committee approved five major pro-gun bills on Monday, advancing what Republicans call necessary legislation to protect Second Amendment rights but what Democrats say is unnecessary and a waste of time.
Saying Arizonans have “God-given rights to defend themselves,” the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.
Two miles from my house at a Chandler Walmart, a man was shot and killed following a fight at the customer service counter on Sunday afternoon. The shooter claims self defense and that he was in fear for his life. We have heard this defense before.
A Senate panel voted Thursday to strengthen laws that let people bring weapons into public buildings if there's not an easy and immediate way to check them.
"We're the Millers" is an identity comedy with identity issues.
Authorities have released the name of wanted man in a wheelchair who was fatally shot by a Mesa police officer.
Mesa Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man in a wheelchair after he reached for a gun, police said.
Good job, you America-in-reverse people. Now everyone and anyone can buy and carry concealed weapons. We have for-profit prisons so bad guys will be more desperate and police more edgy and likely to shoot. Whatever happened to life, libery and pursuit of happiness?
Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor's office, the jury's verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation's stand-your-ground self-defense laws.
WASHINGTON — Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, nearly a dozen years after 9/11, it's happening a lot more often.
Saying it's nobody business, state lawmakers are poised to keep local governments -- and anyone else -- from finding out who owns a gun.
State lawmakers edged closer Wednesday to allowing armed staffers in some public schools.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials say they're no longer recognizing concealed weapons permits from Arizona after the state relaxed some of its training requirements.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to letting teachers legally carry weapons in at least some public schools.
Frequent headlines: “Officer shot... Deputy recovering from gun shot... Bicyclist shoots officer in the face.” I ask the governor, the powers that be and Legislature to have a heart for the officers and their families. Arizona leads in lax gun regulation. (Former state Sen.) Russell Pierce led the foolish effort for the good, bad and feeble to carry concealed weapons without instructions or permits.
Gov. Jan Brewer -- or at least her attorneys -- will get a chance to argue that Arizona should be allowed to enforce a law aimed at those who harbor illegal immigrants.
In American political culture, we prove we’re concerned about something by spending money on it. Americans are obviously concerned about protecting schools from more mass shootings after Newtown. But in this case, the best response may not be the most expensive.