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Opinion | Democratic calls for rifle bans are misinformed

Some worry that Beto O’Rourke’s firm stance on guns endangers future efforts of gun control legislation.

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist

September 29, 2019

For the sake of competent policy, Americans should hope that proposed gun legislation like this is not put into action.

Assault rifle, open-carry appeals rejected by Supreme Court

By Greg Stohr | Bloomberg News (TNS)

November 28, 2017

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...

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