The policies cover clean-up costs, too. But full reimbursement for legal fees only comes when a case ends in acquittal.
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A new study finds that most people, including gun owners, support limits on bringing firearms into places such as schools and college campuses.
Gun News and Views From Elsewhere
Alabama law enforcement officers packed a state legislative hearing to oppose a bill that would remove the permitting requirement for possessing a pistol. Five police officers spoke in opposition of the bill before the Alabama House, which is nearly identical to a bill that has already passed the Senate. One sheriff and four gun rights activists spoke in favor of the bill. Opponents said the permit system is a helpful tool for preventing gun violence.
In a new poll, the overwhelming majority of gun owners support concealed carry permit requirements and gun free zones. The survey, commissioned by the gun reform group Americans for Responsible Solutions, also found that only 24 percent of gun owners support the deregulation of silencers, and 67 percent believe that the NRA has been "overtaken by lobbyists and the interests of gun manufacturers and lost its original purpose and mission.”
An Illinois town has revised its zoning statutes to allow gun stores and shooting ranges to open in commercial and industrial areas. The New Lenox Board of Trustees unanimously approved the ordinance at a meeting Monday night. The town's counsel advised the Board to adopt the measure after a federal court struck down Chicago's restrictive zoning rules, which essentially made it impossible to open a gun store or shooting range within city limits.
An Arizona bill that would bar local governments from closing the “gun show loophole” is headed to the governor. The Republican-sponsored measure would prohibit cities and towns from requiring background checks on private gun sales. Governor Doug Ducey has not said whether he will sign it or not, but has approved several gun-rights bills since he took office.
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