Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.
The NRA and an anti-gun violence group testified today on a proposed bill to allow locked guns in cars on school grounds.
The House Monday approved legislation that allows guns on school property if it is locked in a car.
A House committee today revived a measure allowing gun possession in school parking lots.
The number of Hoosiers holding gun permits jumped by 20 percent last year.
Rep. Jim Lucas’, R-Seymour, proposed legislation would lower the penalty of carrying a gun on school property from a level six felony to a class A misdemeanor.
Columbus Police Department officials say look-a-like toy guns are a public safety hazard.
The bill creates a committee that will study and recommend whether the state should mandate armed personnel in schools.
Bloomington police seized heroin, cocaine, guns and cash during the raid.
Indiana's black homicide rate is higher than the national average but is decreasing compared to previous years.