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America under the gun

“The right to buy weapons is the right to be free.” – The Weapon Shops of Isher, by A.E. van Vogt Well, it happened. Or, rather, “it” didn’t happen. Senator Dianne Feinstein, despite her hopes, has failed to get her assault weapons ban of 157 different models of assault weapons…

Appeals court upholds D.C. assault weapons ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An appeals court on Tuesday upheld a District of Columbia law that bans semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines in Washington, finding that the restrictions were constitutional. The ruling upheld a lower court decision that found the ban did not implicate the core rights under the U.S. Constitution’s…