Weapons laws and regulations

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as speaks at the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
April 28, 2017 - 2:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is reviving what has been called a racist insult against Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. He's calling her "Pocahontas." That's a reference to claims she made about being part Native...
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NRA attendees Bill and Karen Geittman watch a video of President Donald Trump while waiting for him to arrive for a keynote at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 1:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The chief lobbyist for the National Rifle Administration told the group's convention that on Election Day, "our candidate became our president." Chris Cox received repeated ovations as he addressed the NRA's 146th...
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John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, left, and Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, pose for a photograph in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 28, 2017 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun...
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John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, left, and Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, pose for a photograph in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 28, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun...
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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis takes seats for a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, April 21, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 1:18 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat...
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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis takes seats for a meeting at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, April 21, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 5:10 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat...
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April 21, 2017 - 4:13 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria still possesses banned chemical weapons. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat aircraft. The implication is that Syria may be concerned about...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2013, file photo, hands from Daniel Zambrano of Tijuana, Mexico, hold on to the bars that make up the border wall separating the U.S. and Mexico as the border meets the Pacific Ocean in San Diego. One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if the government would help if its workers came under "hostile attack." With bids due Tuesday, April 4, 2017, on the first design contracts, companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative but controversial job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 04, 2017 - 2:14 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2016, file photo, Tim Foley shows how to climb a section of the border wall separating Mexico and the United States near where it ends as journalists Chitose Nakagawa, right, and Marcie Mieko Kagawa look on in Sasabe, Ariz. Foley, a former construction foreman, founded Arizona Border Recon, a group of armed volunteers who dedicate themselves to border surveillance. With bids due Tuesday, April 4, 2017, on the first border wall design contracts, companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative but controversial job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 04, 2017 - 10:04 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2016, file photo, Tim Foley shows how to climb a section of the border wall separating Mexico and the United States near where it ends as journalists Chitose Nakagawa, right, and Marcie Mieko Kagawa look on in Sasabe, Ariz. Foley, a former construction foreman, founded Arizona Border Recon, a group of armed volunteers who dedicate themselves to border surveillance. With bids due Tuesday, April 4, 2017, on the first border wall design contracts, companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative but controversial job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 04, 2017 - 6:29 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would...
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