Licensed dealers have to do background checks on would-be buyers. But federal law exempts person-to-person sales. And that has been interpreted to include those at gun shows.
Two years after the Tucson killings that left six people dead and suspended the career of a congresswoman, the city inaugurated a gun buyback program for citizens to turn in their weapons.
Gov. Jan Brewer said today she will not support any new restrictions on guns even in the wake of high profile shootings.
A proposal by the National Rifle Association for armed police officers in every school is picking up an unusual ally -- the state House Democratic leader.
A statewide gun-rights group said today that lawmakers should consider having armed and trained volunteers and staff in schools to protect students against future attacks.