Weapons laws and regulations

FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
February 19, 2018 - 7:55 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL SHOOTING PUTS PRESSURE ON FLORIDA LAWMAKERS TO ACT The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a...
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Mourners gather at a vigil that was held for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Thusday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill more than a dozen people and injuring others at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and concealing extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 7:15 am
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Mourners gather at a vigil that was held for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Thusday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill more than a dozen people and injuring others at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and concealing extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 3:11 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- SCHOOL SHOOTING-FLORIDA — A timeline released by Florida authorities show that the 19-year-old former student who confessed to a deadly high school shooting was...
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A demonstrator holds a placard during a rally protesting the United States unilateral arms embargo on the country, in the capital Juba, South Sudan Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Anti-Trump demonstrations in South Sudan's capital turned violent on Tuesday as people took to the streets to protest the U.S. president's new ban on the supply of weapons to the army or rebels. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
February 06, 2018 - 12:08 pm
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Anti-Trump demonstrations in South Sudan's capital turned violent on Tuesday as people took to the streets to protest the U.S. president's new ban on the supply of weapons to the army and rebels. On Friday, the United States imposed a unilateral arms embargo on South Sudan...
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Arizona Republican state Rep. Don Shooter drops his mic after voting no on a resolution expelling him from the Arizona House for a pattern of sexual harassment in Phoenix, Ariz., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Shooter's removal from office would be the first known vote kicking out a state lawmaker since revelations against filmmaker Harvey Weinstein spurred a national conversation on workplace harassment. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
February 01, 2018 - 8:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House kicked out Republican Rep. Don Shooter on Thursday because of a lengthy pattern of sexual misconduct, making him the first state lawmaker in the U.S. to be expelled since the #MeToo movement emerged last year. Other legislators nationwide have resigned or been...
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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback reacts Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, to the news that his nomination to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom advanced Wednesday on a tied procedural vote broken by Vice President Mike Pence. Brownback had just finished presiding over the State Finance Council, which voted to approve a $362 million rebuild of Lansing Correctional Facility. (Thad Allton/Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 6:26 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — As governor, conservative Republican Sam Brownback moved Kansas hard to the right, gaining national attention for an ultimately ill-fated experiment in cutting taxes while making the state a leader on abortion restrictions and gun rights. ___ BIG TAX CUTS Brownback successfully...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013, file photo, Michael Kiefer, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., checks out a display of rifles at the Rock River Arms booth during the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The largest gun industry trade show will be taking place in Las Vegas Jan. 23-26 just a few miles from where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
January 23, 2018 - 2:01 pm
The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles (kilometers) from the site where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to...
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January 08, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST TOP STORIES FUTURE OF WORK-CHANGING RETAIL — The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf...
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December 05, 2017 - 11:30 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A new Harvard poll has found that two-thirds of millennials have more fear than hope about the country's future. The poll released Tuesday by the university's Institute for Politics also found 54 percent of young Americans think the country is headed in the wrong direction,...
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December 02, 2017 - 8:15 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Police Department is reviewing a policy requiring medical marijuana users to turn over their firearms, police officials say. The department sent letters to at least 30 gun owners last month, saying they had 30 days to surrender or transfer ownership of their guns. The...
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