Latest National Rifle Association News

NRA sues over Illinois ban on semiautomatic weapons

Jan. 25, 2023 14:29 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' two-week-old ban on semiautomatic weapons outlaws “ubiquitous” firearms in “radical” defiance of the Constitution's Second Amendment, a federal lawsuit filed by the National Rifle Association Tuesday claims. The powerful NRA joined a...

Feds finalize tighter regulations on gun stabilizing braces

Jan. 13, 2023 18:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is finalizing tighter regulations on guns with accessories known as stabilizing braces, a gun-control action touted by President Joe Biden after the devices were used in mass shootings in recent years. The rule, formalized Friday, was one of...

Alabama to allow concealed guns without permit in 2023

Dec. 30, 2022 13:28 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Jan. 1 will become the latest state to allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a state permit that requires a background check. The new state law ends the requirement for a person to get a permit to legally carry a concealed handgun in...