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Law Enforcement Divided On Assault Weapons Ban

January 31, 2013
Several law enforcement groups and leaders of mostly urban agencies have endorsed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, and have claimed regulation of these firearms will enhance public and officer safety.

Gun Range Bars Vermont Cops

January 29, 2013
A Vermont gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Ammo Tax

January 29, 2013
Two state lawmakers have proposed a tax on ammunition sold in California, but one would use the money raised to pay for increased policing in high-crime areas and the other would provide screening for mental illness in children.

Video: NYPD Top Cop Calls Illegal Handguns Main Problem

January 28, 2013
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said he supports an assault weapons ban but told CBS News' Bob Schieffer on "Face the Nation" that illegal handguns are much more widely used in violent crimes.

Obama Asks Police To Help Pass Gun Legislation

January 28, 2013
President Obama enlisted selected law enforcement leaders Monday to keep the political pressure on Congress to pass new gun-control legislation as a response to three public shootings.

NYPD Commish: Handguns Are Main Problem

January 28, 2013
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said he supports an assault weapons ban but told CBS News' Bob Schieffer on "Face the Nation" that illegal handguns are much more widely used in violent crimes. Read the full story here.

Video: Democrats Introduce Assault Weapons Ban

January 24, 2013
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has proposed the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, which seeks to ban 157 specific semi-automatic firearms and magazines accepting more than 10 rounds.

N.Y. Gun Law Mandates Life In Prison for Cop Killers

January 24, 2013
New York's strict new gun law contains a provision that requires a mandatory life sentence for anyone convicted of killing a first responder in a state with a moratorium on the death penalty.

Out of Control on Gun Control

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?

Feinstein Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

January 24, 2013
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has proposed the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, which seeks to ban 157 specific firearms and magazines accepting more than 10 rounds. Watch her announcement courtesy of CNN. Read the full story here.

Obama Announces $500 Million Plan to Combat Gun Violence

January 16, 2013
Proposals include universal background checks for every gun buyer as well as bans on assault weapons and ammunition clips that hold more than 10 bullets.

New York Bans Semi-Auto Rifles, High-Cap Magazines

January 15, 2013
New York is set to become the first state to enact stricter gun control laws after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting on Dec. 14.

Biden: Gun Control Proposals To Come Tuesday

January 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden will present proposals for new gun-control regulations to President Obama by Tuesday, he told reporters Thursday.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

January 9, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that New York needs an assault weapons ban, not just the increased penalties for illegal gun possession that Republicans are backing.

Police Links: Shootings Mar Glad Tidings

December 28, 2012
December encompasses a large part of the holiday season, so it's sad when a tragedy like the Newtown, Conn., school shooting mars this time of year's glad tidings. That's why it's so nice to hear a sweet story about two Port Authority officers who helped safely deliver a baby in New York's Holland Tunnel.

IACP President Questions NRA School Security Plan

December 21, 2012
The president of a national police chiefs' association said a National Rifle Association proposal to assign an armed officer to each school in the nation would unduly tax patrol resources for other law enforcement missions.

Biden, Holder Meet with Officers On Gun Violence

December 20, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder met with law enforcement leaders Thursday to begin discussions about reducing gun violence.

Police Readers Oppose Assault Weapon Ban

December 20, 2012
A full 84% of those officers who chose to answer the question (498) said that restricting the sale of "assault weapons" would not reduce the number of mass murder incidents such as the Newtown Massacre.

Sen. Feinstein Promises New Assault Weapons Ban

December 17, 2012
Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) has promised to introduce a federal assault weapons ban following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, Conn.

Chicago Official: Tax Bullets To Curb Crime

October 19, 2012
As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm—an effort even she acknowledges could spark a legal challenge.
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