firearms http://kmuw.org en Salina City Commission Places Ban On Open Carry Weapons In City-Owned Buildings http://kmuw.org/post/salina-city-commission-places-ban-open-carry-weapons-city-owned-buildings <p>Open carry of weapons will not be allowed in city-owned buildings in Salina.</p><p>The city commission voted Monday to impose the ban in public buildings currently exempt from the state's concealed carry law. The state allows concealed carry in public buildings but Salina was granted a four-year exemption from that law last year.</p><p>City Manager Justin Gage said that to prohibit open carry in city-owned buildings, commissioners needed to pass a resolution directing staff to post signs on the buildings. He says the ordinance will not cost the city much money.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:20:41 +0000 Associated Press 37915 at http://kmuw.org Attorney General Gathering Input On Signs For Places That Bar Openly Carried Firearms http://kmuw.org/post/attorney-general-gathering-input-signs-places-bar-openly-carried-firearms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kan. Attorney Gen. Derek Schmidt is holding a meeting Wednesday, May 28, to discuss regulations for signs that people must post to keep guns off their premises. Schmidt's office is soliciting public input about what should be required for the new "no-gun signs." </span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 15:23:48 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 35122 at http://kmuw.org Think An Air Rifle Is A Firearm? Think Again http://kmuw.org/post/think-air-rifle-firearm-think-again <p></p><p>A panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled that an air rifle is not a firearm as defined by the state's criminal laws. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 22:43:25 +0000 Associated Press 25717 at http://kmuw.org