Sponsored by


Report: Arizona in top 10 states for ‘bad apple’ gun dealers

Arizona is among the top 10 states for “bad apple” gun dealers, the 5 percent of dealers who sold almost 90 percent of the traceable guns later used in crimes across the U.S., a new report says. The state was also the fifth-largest exporter of guns found at crime scenes in other states in 2013... Read more»

 1 2 3 >  Last »

FactCheck: Trump 'hears' Obama wants to take guns

Donald Trump says he “heard” that President Obama “is thinking about signing an executive order where he wants to take your guns away,” claiming that he “read it in the papers.” None of the major newspapers in the country has reported that.... Read more»

FactCheck: The Oregon shooting and gun-free zones

In the wake of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college, Donald Trump and other Republican presidential candidates claimed that the school was a “gun-free zone.” That’s not exactly accurate.... Read more»

Factchecking the Democratic debate

The candidates stretched the facts on unemployment, wages and Social Security, among other topics. ... Read more»

Comic: Bermudez Shorts

Losing control

We just saw three school shootings in a week (two of them on the same day) and one of them was a mass shooting. So far this year, there have been 294 mass shootings in the U.S. Guns are an American right so let's not limit access to them — but education and healthcare aren't, so we should limit access to both of those things as much as possible.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Dorm stabbing victim reflects: Guns don't kill but split-second decisions can

In all the years since a fellow student foolishly stabbed me, I have barely thought of it. It's kind of a funny memory. But if a gun had been handy and had I shot and killed him, I guarantee you that I would have thought of it every stinking day.... Read more»1

One dead, three wounded in NAU campus shooting

An 18-year-old student opened fire with a handgun on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early on Friday, killing one person and wounding three others, before police took him into custody in the latest in a series of U.S. school shootings, authorities said.... Read more»


Is the gun lobby's power overstated?

The NRA and other anti-gun-control groups are formidable, but political trends may be loosening their grip on lawmakers. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Gun laws, deaths and crimes

President Barack Obama says “states with the most gun laws tend to have the fewest gun deaths.” Carly Fiorina says those states have “the highest gun crime rates.” But both imply a causation that’s impossible to prove.... Read more»2

Phoenix woman arrested trying to smuggle rifles into Mexico

A Phoenix-area woman was arrested at a Nogales border crossing Monday after Customs officers discovered a dozen rifles and four handguns hidden in her truck, authorities said.... Read more»

Walmart to stop selling AR-15, other semi-auto rifles

Walmart, the United States' top seller of guns and ammunition, said Wednesday it would stop selling the AR-15 and other semi-automatic rifles because of sluggish demand and focus instead on "hunting and sportsman firearms."... Read more»

Weapons conviction reversed for immigrant caught near Green Valley

A federal appeals court Monday overturned the firearms conviction of an illegal immigrant who was caught near Green Valley in 2012 with guns, cell phones, a large supply of food and a radio scanner. A new hearing has been ordered.... Read more»1

Arizona’s repeat ranking as No. 1 for gun owners draws praise, concern

For the third straight year, Arizona was ranked best state in the nation for gun owners by Guns and Ammo magazine, which praised the state’s self-defense and carry laws, its shooting sports and strong gun culture.... Read more»

Mexico loosening rules for armed U.S. agents

Lawmakers are celebrating news that Mexico will soon allow U.S. agents to carry guns while inspecting cargo on Mexican soil, which should help speed trade between the two countries. New gun rules may also mean better protection for foreign dignitaries who will be able to travel with their official security details.... Read more»

CBP intercepts more ammo at San Luis border crossing

Within a week, Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Luis Port of Entry near Yuma arrested two Mexican women for attempting to smuggle thousands of rounds of ammunition into Mexico, authorities said.... Read more»

CBP: 1,500 rounds of ammo seized in smuggling attempt

Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican woman Saturday after she attempted to smuggle 1,450 rounds of assorted ammunition through the San Luis port of entry near Yuma, authorities said.... Read more»

 1 2 3 >  Last »