An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover — an FBI Informant.

Will Parrish   December 11 2017,Red Fawn Fallis’s case sheds light on federal law enforcement’s surveillance of the water protector movement and generations of indigenous activists.View More from this Timeline StoryAs law enforcement officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in …

Feds Advise Gun Dealers To Halt Sales To Possible Marijuana Users

November 15, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The trend toward legalized marijuana in the U.S. now has more than half the states allowing either recreational or medicinal use of pot. But federal laws have not changed—and anyone who acknowledges using marijuana can’t legally buy a gun. The Wall Street Journal reports the federal Bureau of …

Appeals court upholds ban on gun sales to medical marijuana card holders

Published August 31, 2016 Associated Press   A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the 2nd Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applies to the nine Western states that fall under the court's jurisdiction, …