Philadelphia Reaches Settlement with Gun Parts Manufacturers to Halt Sales of ‘Ghost Guns’ in Effort to Curb Gun Violence

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — In a significant development, two gun parts manufacturers have agreed to temporarily halt sales of their products in Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania. The announcement came as city officials settled their lawsuit against Polymer80 and JSD Supply. The companies were accused of perpetuating gun violence by manufacturing and selling untraceable weapons, commonly known as “ghost guns.” The lawsuit was part of a broader legal effort to restrict the marketing of assemble-at-home guns. According to city officials, Philadelphia filed the suit in July, citing the manufacturers’ reckless business practices that threatened public … Read more

Guns in WA: A Roller Coaster Ride – Sales Skyrocket, Then Plummet as New Laws Prevail

Seattle, Washington – A surge in gun sales in Washington has been followed by a sharp decline as new firearm laws come into effect. The recent changes have sparked a flurry of activity among gun buyers, with purchases peaking and then dropping drastically. The spike in sales occurred prior to the implementation of a set of stricter gun regulations, which were passed through a state ballot initiative last year. These new laws include measures such as enhanced background checks and an increase in the minimum age required to purchase a semi-automatic rifle. Gun enthusiasts and … Read more

Lawmakers Engage in Heated Discussions on Trans Bills, Guns, and Budget as Testimony Sheds Light on Gender Transition Challenges

Juneau, Alaska – Lawmakers in Alaska’s capital city convened on Wednesday to discuss a range of pressing issues, including transgender bills, gun regulations, and the state budget. The Senate Labor, Health and Social Services Committee dedicated a portion of the session to hear testimony from a young woman with a unique perspective on gender transition. Chloe Cole, a courageous individual who experienced a gender transition during her formative years, recounted her personal journey to the committee. Born biologically female, Cole realized at the tender age of 12 that she identified as male. Taking a bold … Read more

Testimony from Gun’s Previous Owner Allowed in James Crumbley’s Trial: Storing Firearm Key Issue

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — In the upcoming trial of James Crumbley, who is facing four counts of involuntary manslaughter for his son’s mass shooting at Oxford High School, Judge Cheryl Matthews has ruled to allow testimony from the original owner of the handgun used in the shooting. The handgun was bought by James Crumbley just four days before the incident occurred. At a hearing in Oakland County Circuit Court, Matthews agreed with the prosecution’s argument that the testimony of the former owner, Kyle Keaser, could be relevant in James Crumbley’s trial. Assistant prosecutor Marc Keast … Read more