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Supreme Court Leaves Assault Weapons Ban Intact

December 7, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday handed a legal victory to advocates of banning firearms commonly known as assault weapons.
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A Political Reality Check on Gun Control

December 5, 2015
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting, gun control advocates once again called for “common sense” measures to restrict access to deadly weapons.

California Shooters Linked to ISIS, Pentagon Opens All Combat Roles to Women and Why 2016 Polls Don't Matter Yet

December 4, 2015
FBI investigating "act of terrorism," military opens all jobs to women and 2016 politics
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FBI investigating California shooting as "an act of terrorism"

December 4, 2015
The FBI is now saying they are investigating the shooting in ‎San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday that left 14 dead and 21 injured as "an act of terrorism."
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New info on shooters' terror ties surfaces

December 4, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
A clearer picture of Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the two attackers in the San Bernardino shootings, is emerging, including their possible ties to terror and an arsenal of weapons. Investigators say they tried to cover their electronic tracks before the shooting, including damaging their computers and cellphones. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports for TODAY.
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White House Argues Shootings Are Not "New Normal"

December 4, 2015
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
At the White House, the concept of “a new normal,” where mass shootings are committed by radicalized Americans on home turf, was rejected out of hand Thursday.
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Why Gun Control Legislation Isn’t Going Anywhere

December 4, 2015
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting, a rampage in which a couple federal officials are investigating for ties to terrorism used assault rifles and handguns to murder 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., gun control advocates once again called for “common sense” measures to restrict access to deadly weapons.
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Obama addresses San Bernardino shooting

December 3, 2015
After a briefing in the Oval Office from FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, President Obama addressed the ongoing investigation into the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday that left 14 people dead and 17 injured. Wednesday's attack was the 355th mass shooting this year in America.
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Obama: After San Bernardino, make it harder to get guns

December 3, 2015
Following the latest mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that left 14 people dead and 17 injured, President Obama is once again turning the conversation to the need for stricter laws to curb gun violence.
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