Daily Archive: March 24, 2013

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    Obama: Assault Weapons Ban Deserves A Vote

    President Barack Obama says each of his proposed steps to reduce gun violence should get a vote in Congress – even an assault weapons ban that both parties agree stands little chance at passing. Senate Democrats dropped the ban from the bill they plan to debate next month out of concern it could sink the whole package. Still, Obama …

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    Funeral Held For New York Teen Shot By Cops

    With many in shirts or carrying cards bearing his picture, mourners paid their respects at the funeral for a 16-year-old boy whose shooting by New York City police prompted a week of protests and a small riot in his Brooklyn neighborhood. Kimani Gray was shot dead March 9 after police say he …