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Before the ink was even dry on the 2008 Heller decision, the gun lobby began to agitate for an extension of this Second Amendment right to keep a gun in the home for self-defense to carrying concealed weapons outside the home as well. The CCW movement, as it is called, spread throughout the United States…

(Reuters) – Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of the last four inmates remaining on death row, effectively ending capital punishment in the state. Maryland lawmakers voted two years ago to abolish the death sentence for future offenders beginning 2013. O’Malley, a Democrat and possible White House contender, on Wednesday said…

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City mayor wants to spend $ 130 million over four years to overhaul how the nation’s most populous city deals with mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects, diverting many to treatment instead of the city’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans, to be announced Tuesday,…

If the five Taliban inmates released from Guantanamo Bay prison in exchange for a captive American soldier rejoined the fight against the United States, they would do so at great risk, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. "These guys pick a fight with us, in the future or now or at any…

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