Firearms microstamping study bill introduced in U.S. House.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is applauding Congressman Dan Boren (D-Okla.) for introducing legislation in early July (H.R. 5667) that directs the U.S. Attorney General to work with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a comprehensive study of firearm microstamping.
As expected, Chicago adopts new ordinance restricting gun ownership.
Four days after the U.S. Supreme Court shot down Chicago's handgun ban, city aldermen on July 2 voted 45-0 to impose new regime of restrictions on gun ownership. Within a week, lawsuits challenging the new ordinance were filed by a man who wants to open a gun shop in the city and four residents.
Group warns senators not to approve nominee's appointment to Supreme Court.
The NRA has ended its silence regarding Elena Kagan's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, issuing a statement on July 1 claiming that Kagan "repeatedly demonstrated a clear hostility" to gun rights in her career in government and academia, and warning senators that it will take their votes into account when considering endorsing their re-election.