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NRA Calls For Gun Regulations After Las Vegas Massacre NRA Calls For Gun Regulations After Las Vegas Massacre
- October 08, 2017

So-called " bump stocks " essentially turn a semiautomatic weapon into an automatic one , allowing one to circumvent the federal laws that strictly regulate automatic firearms. Two years later, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago struck down as unconstitutional the state's ban on carrying concealed firearms. Look, there's nothing I like better than nobody has them. (more...)
Where Is Catalonia? Region's Independence Movement Seeks Sovereignty Where Is Catalonia? Region's Independence Movement Seeks Sovereignty
- October 07, 2017

That concluded moments ago and CUP, the pro-secession party that is a majority in the Catalan parliament, has announced it will declared independence from Spain in plenary session on Monday, El Pais reports . Puigdemont promised that he would present results to the Catalan parliament, which has previously said it would seek independence if the vote supported it. (more...)
Government receives final renewal applications from DACA recipients Government receives final renewal applications from DACA recipients
- October 06, 2017

There have been issues in trying to reach all DACA recipients, Molinar said , as some who are eligible for renewal and live in low-income or rural areas may not be informed of their options until it's too late. In Texas, 2,682 people in Hurricane Harvey-affected areas, or 28 percent of DACA recipients in the area, did not submit their applications in time. The Department of Homeland Security has not sent notifications to DACA recipients about their renewal eligibility or the upcoming ... (more...)
Former Equifax CEO blames breach on one IT employee Former Equifax CEO blames breach on one IT employee
- October 04, 2017

Tuesday's committee hearing begins three days of inquiry into how Equifax managed to compromise the data of millions of Americans. In prepared testimony published Monday, Smith said that he "was ultimately responsible for what happened" on his watch and that Equifax let consumers down. (more...)
Supreme Court takes up first test in partisan gerrymandering claims Supreme Court takes up first test in partisan gerrymandering claims
- October 04, 2017

Justice Anthony Kennedy , the likely swing vote, suggested he was open to putting limits on partisan gerrymandering , as the court heard arguments Tuesday on a Wisconsin map that has given Republicans a almost unbreakable hold on the state legislature. (more...)
Trump praises Moore in tweet after win Trump praises Moore in tweet after win
- October 02, 2017

Despite his loss, unusual made sure to thank the president and vice president for their support during his election night speech in his hometown of Homewood. President Trump threw his support for the GOP nomination behind Sen. Prior to removing references to Strange , Trump deleted a tweet congratulating Moore and directing the Alabama judge to "WIN in Nov!" Luther Strange in the primary Tuesday night, is known for being anti-establishment. (more...)