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Assault rifle, open-carry appeals rejected by Supreme Court

By Greg Stohr | Bloomberg News (TNS)

November 28, 2017

Filed under National News

The U.S. Supreme Court steered clear of the intensifying gun debate after the mass shootings in Nevada and Texas, turning away two appeals from firearms advocates, including one that sought a constitutional right to own a semi-automatic assault rifle. The justices, without comment Monday, left intact...

Editorial: Stand strong to protect DACA recipients

Editorial: Stand strong to protect DACA recipients

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 5, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

Imagine living in the United States your entire life — from your earliest memories, you’ve been here. And in 2014, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals protected your status, keeping you safe from the ever-looming threat of deportation.   But as of Tuesday, because your parents immigrated illegally sho...

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