After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, the issue of gun control rose to the forefront of the political debate. While legislators debate assault weapons and magazine cartridges, what went largely unnoticed was the fact that employers in 17 states are prohibited from keeping employees from bringing guns to work. Unlike most other gun control legislation which must go through a divided Congress, the issue of guns in the workplace is one which the Obama Administration could tackle on its own.
HK Partner Dan Handman addressed the issue of guns in the workplace in a recent article published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. You can read the article here and contact Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org.