Invariably, both Second Amendment proponents and gun control advocates will renew the debate over background checks. The former argue law-abiding people should be able to buy and possess firearms, and the latter say the system has too many flaws to safely prevent a dangerous person from building an arsenal and committing a mass shooting.
Three Weber County organizations collectively received $33,000 grants from the National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation in 2016, making Weber the state’s biggest recipient of the NRA donations, according to an Associated Press analysis of NRA Foundation’s public tax records.
Ogden residents owned only 56 percent of the housing units in the city — the lowest homeownership rate in Weber County — and the rest were rentals in 2016, the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data shows.
Road crashes killed 272 people in Utah in 2017, a decline for the first time in the past five years, according to preliminary data from the Utah Department of Public Safety.
In 2017, 31 people died in car crashes involving a drunk driver, a markable decrease compared to the previous three years, according to preliminary data released by the Utah Department of Public Safety.