It may have gone kicking and screaming, but Tucson authorities will finally adhere to Arizona state law and no longer destroy any guns it seizes from criminals.
A 69-year-old Sierra Vista woman is in the news today for taking a stand against people attempting to burglarize her home for the second time in the very same day.
Last week, two Arizona citizens, Peter Steve Plesinger of Sahuarita and Stephen Edward Smith of Tucson were sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Soto to 87 months and 102 months, respectively, in prison.
On Tuesday, Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill aimed to prohibit firearm tracking using blockchain and other technologies. Thereby blocking the possibility of “Smart guns” to take over the Copper State.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
Arizona State Senator John Kavanagh has announced that he and the state GOP are planning to push a proposal that would allow concealed-carry permits holders to carry guns into some public buildings.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating after a trooper was shot during a response call near Tonopah, 50 miles west of Phoenix, early last Thursday morning. The incident occurred after 4 a.m. on westbound Interstate 10 west of Tonopah.
It has been revealed that the city Tucson’s Police Department has destroyed 4,820 guns turned in by residents or seized from crime investigations since the beginning of 2013. This is flying in the face of a law that was passed in that same year.
We here at USA Firearm Training believe that a well-informed populace is a strong one, so we are going to be sharing with you the Senate in Arizona and the stances of the candidates on guns, to give each of you a better idea where they stand.
This article is meant to take a look at Arizona’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.