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Massachusetts Court Endorses Right to Bear Stun Guns

Massachusetts Court Endorses Right to Bear Stun Guns

The Massachusetts Supreme Court Tuesday overturned the state's ban on private ownership of stun guns, ruling they are protected under the Second Amendment's right to bear arms. Still, a judge presiding over Ramirez's prosecution refused to dismiss his possession charge without explanation. Then in 2016, the Supreme Court rejected that decision , said the ban violated the Second Amendment, and asked the court to reconsider.


Voting rights for parolees restored in NY under Cuomo executive order

Voting rights for parolees restored in NY under Cuomo executive order

Cuomo said. "You did your time , you paid your debt, you're released, but you still don't have a right to vote". As of November 1, there were 36,138 under parole supervision in New York, with 54 percent living in New York City, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.


Key Democratic senator to vote against Pompeo for secretary of state

Key Democratic senator to vote against Pompeo for secretary of state

Trump touted Pompeo's recent meetings with Kim Jong Un as evidence of his diplomatic acumen. "I'm just hear working every vote", Pompeo told reporters in passing between meetings. "This weekend's illegal and counterproductive strikes against the Syrian government underscore the urgent need for a secretary of state who will stand up for the constitution and articulate to the president the danger of American military hubris", Chris Murphy, a senator from CT, said in a declaring his ...


Father of Alfie Evans begs Pope Francis to 'save our son'

Father of Alfie Evans begs Pope Francis to 'save our son'

The parents of a 23-month-old boy in the United Kingdom have applied to take their case back to the supreme court after a judge denied their request for permission to transfer their son to a hospital in Rome . They say that the "professionalism" and "care for severely ill children" at Alder Hey should be "recognized and affirmed". Three specialists from Bambino Gesu examined Alfie at the Liverpool hospital and determined "a positive outcome would be hard, but the baby's suffering can be ...


Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows

Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows

When it comes to favorability, Cruz gets a lackluster response. 50 - 37 percent that Cruz would be better on gun policy. Beyond the headline number, the Quinnipiac survey also paints an unexpectedly rosy picture of Democrats' chances against incumbent Republican Gov.


Neighborhood Calls for Help After Getting Buried in Tumbleweed Takeover

Neighborhood Calls for Help After Getting Buried in Tumbleweed Takeover

Residentst says its unlike anything they've ever seen before. "Normally you get a few flying down the street or whatnot but never this many". "It's an invasion, definitely", Victorville resident Tanya Speight told CNN affiliate KABC . Resident Nav Mangat said one of her neighbors was trapped in their home for two hours because of the tumbleweeds piling up at the front door and garage.