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States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As state officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings like the ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and near the University of California, Santa Barbara, […]

07/06/2014

FILE - This April 29, 2014 file photo shows a visitor to the Supreme Court uses his cellphone to take a photo of the court in Washington. (AP Photo, File)

Supreme Court rules on ‘straw purchaser’ law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on “straw” purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer […]

06/16/2014

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California bill seeks to regulate homemade guns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to extend California’s requirement that gun buyers undergo background checks and register their weapons to anyone who assembles a firearm in their home. The legislation proposed Monday […]

01/13/2014

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AP: More air passengers show up with guns

WASHINGTON (AP) – Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, nearly […]

07/02/2013

Arms training

Lawmaker proposes training school staff in gun use

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A group of seven Republican state legislators on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would allow school districts to use state funds to give firearm training to staff so they are equipped to ward off campus attackers.

01/31/2013

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