Some states have responded with restrictions, but many more have loosened requirements. Dan Malloy, governor of Connecticut during Sandy Hook, reflects on how he was able to get a gun-safety law passed.
A group of nonprofits and corporations released a report this year, calling for self-regulation to protect patients’ data when it’s outside of the health-care system. But critics say it shouldn’t be trusted.
The state is planning to test a digital ID, which, at best, could give drivers more control over their personal information but, at worst, could risk the user’s data privacy. Three states have already implemented mobile licenses.
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“I hate to say this, but there are more people who are shot every weekend in Chicago than there are in schools in Texas.”Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, rebutting arguments that stricter gun-control laws would help reduce firearm deaths, claiming that Chicago, Los Angeles and New York have stricter gun regulations and higher rates of firearm-related deaths; Abbott’s claims are not supported by federal health data. California, Illinois and New York record lower firearm death rates than Texas does. (Associated Press — May 26, 2022)