January 16, 2015
by Colleen Mallick
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Thursday vetoed gun legislation supported by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and approved by both chambers of the Republican-controlled state legislation. Governor Snyder, a Republican endorsed by the NRA in his bid for reelection last fall, felt pressure ...[read more]
November 9, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A federal judge at the US District Court for the District of Arizona sentenced Jared Lee Loughner to life in prison on Thursday for killing six people in the January 2011 Tucson shooting. The shooting also injured thirteen people, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). Judge ...[read more]
May 25, 2012
by Cody Harding
On May 25, 2011, the US District Court for the District of Arizona ruled that accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner was not competent to stand trial due to mental illness. The decision was based on reports that Loughner was schizophrenic. He was charged with the shooting death of Chief Judge John ...[read more]
April 8, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On April 8, 2011, the Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow lawful possession of guns on the public right-of-ways of university campuses. The 33-24 House vote was preceded by a vote in the Arizona Senate, which approved the bill after it was amended to prohibit allowing ...[read more]
January 8, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 8, 2011, Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman, Jared Loughner, killed additional five people and wounded 20 others, including Congresswoman ...[read more]
January 10, 2011
by Sarah Paulsworth
Federal charges were formally filed on Sunday against Jared Loughner, the man is accused of shooting to death Chief Judge John Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona and five other people Saturday. Fourteen other people were wounded in the shooting including Representative ...[read more]

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