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Judge: Bring back federal assault weapons ban

Judge: Bring back federal assault weapons ban “Congress must reinstate and toughen the ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines” TUCSON, Ariz. — A federal judge who sentenced the man who shot former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said in an … Continue reading

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Police: Michigan shootings suspect commits suicide

Police: Michigan shootings suspect commits suicide GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk says the man suspected in seven Michigan shooting deaths has killed himself and two hostages he was holding are safe. Belk said 34-year-old … Continue reading

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States pull back after decades of get-tough laws

States pull back after decades of get-tough laws For the last four decades, the laws of the land were all about dropping the hammer on crime by locking away criminals for a very long time. Some carried scary names like … Continue reading

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