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California Appeals Ruling Striking Down Assault Weapons Ban

AR-15 style rifles are displayed for sale at Firearms Unknown, a gun store in Oceanside, Calif., on April 12, 2021. (Bing Guan/Reuters) California officials on Thursday said the state has appealed a federal judge’s decision to strike down its three-decade-old ban on assault-style weapons, saying the law is needed to prevent gun deaths. The appeal…

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Appeals California

California appeals court ruling upending assault weapons ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor denounced in starkly personal terms a federal judge’s upending of the state’s restrictions on assault weapons as officials announced the filing Thursday of a formal notice that they will appeal the decision.

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Appeals Tennessee

Tennessee appeals ruling in abortion waiting-period case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday heard arguments in a Tennessee case over whether a 48-hour waiting period is a substantial burden to women seeking abortions.

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Appeals Court

Leading NY Court of Appeals judge retires over’health concerns’

March 23, 2021 | 7:47pm | Updated March 23, 2021 | 7:47pm Enlarge Image New York State Court of Appeals Judge Paul Feinman is retiring due to unspecified health issues, the court says. New York State Court of Appeals One of New York state’s top judges said Tuesday that he plans to step down from…