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Democrats push bill to expand weapon ban to Nevada libraries

“Nevada Democrats are moving forward a proposal to give library managers clear authority to enforce weapons bans at their facilities. State senators on a judicial panel voted 4-3 along party lines Thursday to advance Senate Bill 115. The proposal would prohibit firearms, explosive devices, knives, clubs and paint guns from public libraries unless the governing board gives someone written permission to carry one of those weapons” (via KTNV)

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Columbia library to revise gun signage after threat of lawsuit

“The Daniel Boone Regional Library board of trustees said Thursday night it would amend existing signs outside the library, which ban patrons from bringing firearms inside.Earlier in the day, an attorney representing Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, said she would sue the library if it did not change the signs to acknowledge Missouri’s new concealed carry laws.” (via columbiamissourian.com)

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Signs posted, but law not clear on guns in libraries

“Several of the legislators at a forum last week at the Daniel Boone Regional Library recited their support of Second Amendment gun rights. Among them were state Rep. Chuck Basye, R-Rocheport, who described himself as a “huge Second Amendment supporter,” and state Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia, who said both he and his wife hunt. Another was state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville.” (via Columbia Tribune)

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Attorney General issues ultimatum on guns in the library

“The battle lines are being drawn in front of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library.The issue is whether you should be allowed to carry a concealed firearm while visiting the library.The sign beside the library’s front door is hard to miss. No guns permitted in this facility per state law. And that’s the problem.The state says that is not the law, and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has put the city on notice. They have 60 days to remove the signs or face legal action from the state.” (via WHNT.com)

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[Virginia] House panel shoots down ban on guns in libraries

“A House subcommittee shot down a bill Thursday that would allow libraries owned or operated by local governments to ban firearms from their premises. On a 4-1 voice vote, Subcommittee No. 1 of the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee recommended tabling HB 1418. The bill, proposed by Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, sought to allow localities to adopt ordinances to prohibit the carrying firearms in public libraries.” (via WRIC)

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