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Tag Archives: gun control

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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C. Fraser Smith: Giving up on guns

If we hadn’t given up on controlling gun violence after the 2012 massacre in Newtown, the last shred of hope withered after the killings in Charleston. A pathetic drill replaces hope. Not again, we say to ourselves  before we say: Of ...

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