gun laws in arizona

Arizona’s New Gun Laws

  • Arizona Weapons Charges

Although Arizona has been deemed one of the most lenient states on gun control, new gun laws are still difficult to navigate and if not followed correctly, consequences can be severe. How will Arizona’s new gun laws affect citizens? Governor Doug Ducey recently signed two new gun bills which go into effect on August 6, 2017, one allowing guns to be closer in range to schools and the other, discipling cities with harsher gun laws than Arizona’s. What is Senate Bill 1266? This bill states that opposing local regulations which go against Arizona’s statute to withhold the power of regulating […]

Gun Violence in America – Are Mass Shootings on the Rise?

For Americans, it’s a basic right to bear arms, but at what cost? The U.S. has a significant number of gun-related deaths each year, including an increase in mass shootings. This type of public, violent crime takes place every two weeks on average, according to Sherry Towers, a research professor at Arizona State University. She estimates 20 to 30 percent are inspired by previous attacks. This is triple the number of public mass shootings since 2011. When it comes to the total number of firearm-related deaths in America, some of the most striking statistics revolve around how common these deaths […]