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By Manu Raju, Betsy Klein and Maegan Vazquez, CNN The White House and Democratic Senate leaders are trying to salvage President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, but it’s not clear whether enough senators will get behind a nominee who has faced intense opposition from gun rights activists.
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Supposedly nonpartisan fact-checking org Politifact ran interference for the Biden administration this week, falsely claiming that Biden did not say he wants to ban handguns during a recent town hall. What’s the background? During a Wednesday town hall event with far-left television network CNN, Biden was asked a question from a member of the audience
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US 00:42 GMT 16.07.2021(updated 00:50 GMT 16.07.2021) Get short URL David Chipman, a gun control advocate nominated by US President Joe Biden to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), has faced doubts from several Democratic senators whose votes are needed for his confirmation – particularly due to Chipman’s tough stance on guns.
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U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez’s decision to strike down California’s Assault Weapon Ban has caused some gun controllers to lose their minds. California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomCalifornia secretary of state confirms Newsom recall election Newsom overstated California’s wildfire prevention efforts: report 70 percent of Californians over 12 have received one shot of coronavirus vaccine MORE
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Updated 4:17 p.m. with new information throughout. AUSTIN — Texans can soon begin carrying a handgun in public without a license or training, after Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation allowing permitless carry Thursday, calling it the “biggest and best” gun law this session. The law takes effect Sept. 1. People 21 and older who can
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The recent increase in mass shooting incidents across the country comes as no surprise to anyone with an ounce of common-sense. The ease of purchase, and relatively low-cost, of assault-style weapons, particularly AR-15 semi-automatics with large-capacity magazines, makes it possible for anyone to become a mass murderer. And make no mistake about it, the purpose
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The Edward J. Schwartz federal courthouse building in downtown San Diego / Photo by Adriana Heldiz U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez, a graduate of San Diego State and Western State College of Law, thrust himself into the national spotlight late last week – and into the path of Democrats’ fury – when he deemed California’s
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By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor denounced in starkly personal terms a federal judge’s upending of the state’s restrictions on assault weapons as officials announced the filing Thursday of a formal notice that they will appeal the decision. They described last week’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez as an
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In a Friday night news dump, a California judge issued a ruling announcing that the state’s assault weapon ban, in place since 1989, was unconstitutional because reasons. It caused a stir primarily for using language that sounded conspicuously like what the National Rifle Association and American militia groups have long been spouting in their newsletters
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LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KGO) — There was swift reaction across the Bay Area after a federal judge overturned California’s three-decade long ban on assault weapons. Many are planning an appeal. Steve Sposato of Lafayette was shocked to hear about the Federal judge’s ruling, overturning California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons. Sposato’s wife Jody was was one
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Innocent people massacred.Click.Thoughts and prayers.Click.Weeping relatives.Click.Shooter with anger and resentment issues.Click.A well-regulated militia.Click, click, click. On Wednesday in San Jose, nine people died of gunshots fired by Samuel Cassidy, a 57-year-old VTA maintenance worker. Law enforcement authorities said Thursday he was armed with three semi-automatic handguns and 11 ammunition magazines each holding 12 rounds, making
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President Biden’s choice to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) struggled under questioning from Republican senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, declining to identify which guns he would want banned as assault weapons. “You have called for an assault weapons ban,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) told David Chipman during the Senate
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Several national organizations representing law enforcement officers are applauding President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ahead of his confirmation hearing Wednesday, according to correspondence obtained by CNN. In a series of letters addressed to the Senate Judiciary Committee, national policing groups endorsed the nomination of David Chipman
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Days after lawmakers began debating a package of firearm regulation bills at the Colorado Capitol, a Colorado Springs man walked into a birthday party in the early hours of May 9 with a gun, shooting six adults before turning the weapon on himself. All were killed. According to police, the suspect — the boyfriend of
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I have lived in Branford since 1975 and was shocked by the recent event where an active shooter was holed was up on Main Street above the local hairdresser, across from a shopping center, and next to other well-known Branford landmarks. I recognize that shootings have become a way of life in the United States,
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