Nevada lawmakers halve gun bill amid enforcement concerns

Nevada lawmakers halve gun bill amid enforcement concerns

FILE – In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo, are "ghost guns" on display at the headquarters of the San Francisco Police Department in San Francisco. A gun control bill proposed by a Nevada lawmaker who survived a 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas has sparked opposition from both Second Amendment activists and police reform advocates. The state Assembly on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, passed a proposal by Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui to ban build-your-own "ghost guns." FILE – In this July 10, 2020, file photo, Nevada Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui attends the third day of the 31st Special Session of the Nevada Legislature in Carson City, Nev. A gun control bill proposed by Jauregui, a Nevada lawmaker who survived a 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas, has sparked opposition from both Second Amendment activists and police reform advocates. The state Assembly on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, passed a proposal by Jauregui to ban build-your-own "ghost guns." CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers on Tuesday amended the signature gun control package that Democrats hoped to pass this legislative session, removing provisions that would have increased penalties for people who bring firearms to certain locations where they’re banned. Three-and-a-half years after Las Vegas experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, a Democrat who survived the massacre, said she remains committed to passing gun laws to make Nevada safer in every legislative session. She wants to build on gun control legislation passed in 2019 to expand background […]

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