gun safety http://nwpr.org en Washington Supreme Court Sides With Boyfriend In School Backpack Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/washington-supreme-court-sides-boyfriend-school-backpack-shooting <p>A Washington man whose loaded gun went off in a school backpack critically injuring a student can’t be charged with third degree assault. That’s the ruling Thursday from the Washington Supreme Court. The split decision stems from a high-profile case in 2012 in Bremerton.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:12:52 +0000 Austin Jenkins 49210 at http://nwpr.org Washington Supreme Court Sides With Boyfriend In School Backpack Shooting Gun Range Takes Act of Congress http://nwpr.org/post/gun-range-takes-act-congress <p>Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow a parcel of BLM land to be transferred into county ownership for use as a gun range.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 48772 at http://nwpr.org Gun Range Takes Act of Congress Police: One Student Dead In Oregon High School Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/police-one-student-dead-oregon-high-school-shooting <div><p>Update: Police in Oregon say 1 student was killed in this morning's school shooting. The gunman is also dead.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:02:42 +0000 Sueann Ramella 47241 at http://nwpr.org Shooting At Seattle Pacific University's Campus http://nwpr.org/post/shooting-seattle-pacific-universitys-campus <div style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: normal;">There was a shooting at <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Four-shot-at-Seattle-Pacific-University-It-s-5532190.php">Seattle Pacific University this afternoon</a>. As of 5pm Seattle Police believe a lone gunman shot four people before being disarmed by a University staff member. There are reports one person is dead, another is in critical condition and two others sustained less serious injuries.</div> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:54:22 +0000 Sueann Ramella 47064 at http://nwpr.org How More People Buying Guns Equals More Money For Wildlife http://nwpr.org/post/how-more-people-buying-guns-equals-more-money-wildlife <p>The run on firearms last year is turning into a windfall for conservation programs in the Northwest.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:09:26 +0000 Jessica Robinson 43437 at http://nwpr.org How More People Buying Guns Equals More Money For Wildlife Idaho Students Make Last-Ditch Effort To Kill Guns-On-Campus Bill http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-students-make-last-ditch-effort-kill-guns-campus-bill <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/031014JR_GunsOnCampus_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Idaho university students are making a last-minute attempt to stop a measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on campus.<p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:31:06 +0000 Jessica Robinson 42587 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Students Make Last-Ditch Effort To Kill Guns-On-Campus Bill Idaho Colleges Ask Lawmakers To Consider Fiscal Side Of Guns On Campus http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-colleges-ask-lawmakers-consider-fiscal-side-guns-campus <p>State colleges and universities across Idaho are appealing to state lawmakers' fiscally conservative side in an attempt to sideline a proposal to allow guns on campuses. A House committee is scheduled to consider the bill Friday morning. But schools say it could cost hundreds of thousands – even millions – of dollars a year.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:29:40 +0000 Jessica Robinson 42109 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Colleges Ask Lawmakers To Consider Fiscal Side Of Guns On Campus More Than 200 Idaho Students, Faculty Rally Against Guns On Campus http://nwpr.org/post/more-200-idaho-students-faculty-rally-against-guns-campus <p>More than 200 people protested in the rain outside Idaho’s statehouse Thursday. They want lawmakers to reject a bill that would allow concealed weapons on college and university campuses.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:14:09 +0000 Adam Cotterell 42107 at http://nwpr.org More Than 200 Idaho Students, Faculty Rally Against Guns On Campus Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks For Private Gun Sales http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-lawmakers-consider-background-checks-private-gun-sales <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/02/020614CL_guncontrol_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Former astronaut Mark Kelly was among those speaking out in favor of a measure requiring criminal background checks for most private gun sales in Oregon.<p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 01:10:25 +0000 Chris Lehman 41075 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks For Private Gun Sales Oregon Lawmakers Open 35-Day Session http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-lawmakers-open-35-day-session <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/02/020314CL_openingday_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Oregon lawmakers convened Monday for a whirlwind 35-day session. But the thorniest topics were largely absent from the opening day festivities.<p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:03:30 +0000 Chris Lehman 40920 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Lawmakers Open 35-Day Session