utah gun rights http://kuer.org en Gun Deaths Exceed Highway Deaths in Utah http://kuer.org/post/gun-deaths-exceed-highway-deaths-utah <p>Utah is one of 14 states where the number of gun-related deaths is now higher than the number of highway fatalities.&nbsp;</p><p>Highway fatalities in Utah – and across the country – have dropped dramatically in the past decade, thanks in part to safer cars and better drunk driving enforcement. For Utah, a report from the <a href="http://www.vpc.org/">Violence Policy Center</a> says there were 277 motor vehicle deaths in 2011, compared to 308 deaths from guns.&nbsp; That includes accidents, homicides and suicides.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:33:31 +0000 Dan Bammes 49421 at http://kuer.org Gun Deaths Exceed Highway Deaths in Utah Hatch and Lee Vote Against Proceeding With Gun Control Bill http://kuer.org/post/hatch-and-lee-vote-against-proceeding-gun-control-bill <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah’s Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee voted no today on a motion to proceed with legislation in the U-S Senate that could alter regulations for buying and owning guns.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:34:58 +0000 Terry Gildea 27691 at http://kuer.org Hatch and Lee Vote Against Proceeding With Gun Control Bill Utah Lawmakers Consider Possible Veto Override http://kuer.org/post/utah-lawmakers-consider-possible-veto-override <p></p> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 01:32:08 +0000 Terry Gildea 26771 at http://kuer.org Utah Lawmakers Consider Possible Veto Override