Gun Law Scorecard Shows Some Gun-Friendly States Passing New Regulations

Gun Law Scorecard Shows Some Gun-Friendly States Passing New Regulations

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Colorado Gov. Jarid Polis, at microphone, makes a speech at the signing of the state’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law in April 2019. In its annual scorecard ranking the strength of state gun laws, the gun control advocacy group Giffords boosted ratings for a handful of states in the Midwest and West, most of which have traditionally been home to a strong gun rights culture. The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence released its scorecard Thursday , touting six states that received higher grades: Illinois (B+ to an A-): Enacted gun dealer regulations Colorado (C to a C+): Enacted an extreme risk protection order law Nevada (D to a C+): Enacted universal background checks, an extreme risk protection order law, a bump stock ban, and a child access prevention law Nebraska (C- to a C): Directed funding to community violence intervention strategies Utah (D- to a D): Enacted a law requiring more reporting of prohibited purchaser records to federal background check system New Mexico (F to a C): Enacted bills to strengthen background checks and disarm domestic abusers. The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, which rates state gun laws, released an update Thursday that includes six states that received higher grades than in past evaluations. id=17yiYyqTuQrhT2qSSLp8VBgCJLcJ9sROH, The advocacy group Giffords rates state gun laws. The group released the most recent update Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, including six states that received higher grades over past evaluations.Courtesy of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence ] The advocacy […]

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