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Should NJ adopt a open carry bill? – Poll

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Gun arrest at JFK – Police say Chatham woman had pistol in handbag

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal officials say two women with guns in their handbags have been stopped at checkpoints within 90 minutes of each other at John F. Kennedy Airport.

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Edgar Antillon seeks a ballot measure in the 2016 November election to allow marijuana users to carry concealed firearms. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Edgar Antillon seeks a ballot measure in the 2016 November election to allow marijuana users to carry concealed firearms. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Proposal seeks gun permits for Colorado pot users

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado was the first state to flout federal drug law with recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm.

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POLL: How would you vote on Senate Bill 516?

The NJ Senate is voting on a very important bill today that all NJ residents should keep an eye on.

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Pennsylvania congressional staffer pleads guilty in gun case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Pennsylvania congressman's press secretary pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor weapons charges, acknowledging that he accidentally carried an unloaded gun and ammunition into a Congressional office building in Washington.

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Shaneen Allen case prompts new gun ownership bill

Shaneen Allen is a single mother of two from Philadelphia with no criminal record who is now facing a mandatory three-year sentence in a New Jersey prison.

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Study: NJ’s gun death rate among lowest in the nation

A new study by the Violence Policy Center finds states that have weak gun laws and higher rates of gun ownership also have the highest overall gun death rates in the country. The study, which used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, finds New Jersey has the fifth lowest gun death rate of any state in the nation, 5.45 per 100,000.

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(L-R) Supreme Court Justices, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan
(L-R) Supreme Court Justices, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan (Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)
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SCOTUS: Proxy Gun Purchases Violate US Law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Markus Kaarma of Missoula, Mont. is charged with shooting a German exchange student in his garage has pleaded not guilty Wednesday May 21, 2014, to deliberate homicide.  (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)
Markus Kaarma of Missoula, Mont. is charged with shooting a German exchange student in his garage has pleaded not guilty Wednesday May 21, 2014, to deliberate homicide. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)
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Man Pleads Innocent in Exchange Student’s Death

A Montana man trying to catch the thieves who targeted his house pleaded not guilty Wednesday to deliberately killing a 17-year-old German exchange student who entered his garage, a case that ignited debate about laws allowing people to kill to protect their property.

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Chipotle: Don’t Bring Guns into Our Stores

Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas.

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