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Md., DC Democrats continuing push for gun-control laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress from Maryland and the District of Columbia are continuing their push for gun-control legislation after last week’s sit-in on the House floor. Maryland Democrats Chris Van Hollen, Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes ...

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to local assault weapons ban

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from gun owners who challenged a Chicago suburb’s ban on assault weapons. The justices on Monday refused to hear the case of a Highland Park, Illinois, pediatrician who objected to the ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Signs of hope on the gun front

AUSTIN, Texas – Did the modern version of dramatic mass shooting deaths begin here? Some of us remember when a deranged, former Marine sharpshooter murdered 16 people and wounded 32, firing from the clock tower at the University of Texas. ...

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