firearms

Local/Regional News
10:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Firearms Now Allowed in Public Facilities in Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Firearms that are openly displayed can now be carried into facilities that are owned by municipalities.
 
 The Courier-Journal reports that a revision to state law approved last year by legislators is now subject to enforcement. The change specifies that "local governments can't regulate firearms.''
 
That means people can openly carry weapons into facilities owned by municipalities, such as libraries, parks, the zoo and city halls. Cities can ban concealed weapons under another state law.
 

WUKY In Depth
2:33 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Kentucky Sending Mental Health Records to Gun Background Check Database

A gun case at Antique & Modern Firearms in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Recent shootings such as the attack on a Colorado movie theater that left 12 people dead and dozens more wounded are putting a spotlight on gun background checks. Kentucky is submitting more information to a federal background check database, but challenges remain.

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