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Judge Tosses California Ammunition Purchase Law

SACRAMENTO — A federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and convoluted” regulations that violate the constitutional right to bear arms. “The expe...
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Trump Says Gun Negotiations Going ‘Very Slowly’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales. In a Fox ...
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Democrats Vow Action on Gun Control After Calif. Shooting

WASHINGTON — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. "The American people deserve real action to end the daily epide...