Weapons laws and regulations

President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, during a meeting with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. With the president from left, Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas,, the president, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 03, 2018 - 12:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has shifted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his backing for the Second Amendment's right to bear arms in the debate over gun violence sparked by a high school massacre. That has left a trail of befuddled lawmakers and advocates in his wake...
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Protesters are arrested as they block the streets near the Capitol and the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, March 1, 2018. It’s taken just two weeks for Washington’s battle over helping young immigrants to fade from blistering to back-burner. Congress now seems likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort that’s been eclipsed by Congress’ new focus on guns, bloodied by Senate defeats and relegated to B-level urgency by a Supreme Court ruling. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 02, 2018 - 1:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's taken just two weeks for Washington's immigration battle to fade from blistering to back-burner. Lawmakers now seem likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort that's been eclipsed by Congress' new focus on guns, bloodied by Senate defeats and relegated to...
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Protesters are arrested as they block the streets near the Capitol and the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, March 1, 2018. It’s taken just two weeks for Washington’s battle over helping young immigrants to fade from blistering to back-burner. Congress now seems likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort that’s been eclipsed by Congress’ new focus on guns, bloodied by Senate defeats and relegated to B-level urgency by a Supreme Court ruling. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 02, 2018 - 1:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's taken just two weeks for Washington's immigration battle to fade from blistering to back-burner. Lawmakers now seem likely to do little or nothing this election year on an effort that's been eclipsed by Congress' new focus on guns. The immigration effort has also been...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., introduces a three-point plan on guns that's supported by the Democratic Caucus, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Schumer indicated he was surprised at remarks by President Donald Trump yesterday on gun safety in the wake of the student massacre in Parkland, Fla., last month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 02, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Action on gun legislation has skidded to a halt in Congress after President Donald Trump's stunning shift on gun policy left some in his party confused and scrambling to figure out what to do next. Republicans squirmed over Trump's call for stricter gun laws after the assault on a...
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Gov. Nathan Deal holds a press conference to address the jet fuel tax cut issue after the Senate Rules Committee stripped the Delta tax cut from legislation in Atlanta on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Deal is criticizing the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 3:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to deny Delta Air Lines a tax break after the company cut ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Pro-gun Republicans in the Georgia legislature have won a political victory over Delta Air Lines, denying the company a...
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Holly Blastic, 37, holds her son Henry Schroetlin, 5, during a rally outside the State Capitol ahead of the House's plan to hold votes on several gun control proposals Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018, in Springfield, Ill. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune)
February 28, 2018 - 8:39 pm
State lawmakers across the U.S. are considering new laws in the wake of the Florida high school shooting, and legislatures from Maine to Alaska took action on Wednesday. A rundown of what's happening in statehouses: ALASKA Lawmakers had mixed reactions to legislation that would let authorities...
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A Dick's Sporting Goods store is seen in Arlington Heights, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dick's Sporting Goods announced Wednesday that it will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21. Dick's had cut off sales of assault-style weapons at Dick's stores following the Sandy Hook school shooting. But Dick's owns dozens of its Field & Stream stores, where there has been no such ban in place. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 28, 2018 - 8:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart took steps Wednesday to restrict gun sales, adding two retail heavyweights to the growing rift between corporate America and the gun lobby. Dick's said it will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles and ban the sale of all guns to anyone...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, customers shop for food at Walmart in Salem, N.H. Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21. The retailer's new policy comes after Dick's Sporting Goods announced earlier Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, that it would restrict the sale of firearms to those under 21 years old. It didn't mention ammunition. Walmart says the decision came after a review of its firearm sales policy in light of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 28, 2018 - 7:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website. The move comes after Dick's Sporting Goods announced earlier in the day that it would restrict the...
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A Dick's Sporting Goods store is seen in Arlington Heights, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Dick's Sporting Goods announced Wednesday that it will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21. Dick's had cut off sales of assault-style weapons at Dick's stores following the Sandy Hook school shooting. But Dick's owns dozens of its Field & Stream stores, where there has been no such ban in place. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 28, 2018 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart took steps Wednesday to restrict gun sales, adding two retail heavyweights to the growing rift between corporate America and the gun lobby. Dick's said it will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles and ban the sale of all guns to anyone...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website. The move comes after Dick's Sporting Goods announced earlier in the day that it would restrict the...
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