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9th Circuit ends California ban on high-capacity magazines

9th Circuit ends California ban on high-capacity magazines

by DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution’s protection of the right to bear firearms. “Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote […]

California governor seeks $1 billion to target homelessness

California governor seeks $1 billion to target homelessness

by DON THOMPSON Associated Press   SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A billion-dollar investment last year has yet to curtail California’s growing homeless crisis, and with the state awash in revenue, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend a billion more on programs aimed at getting people off the streets. He signed an executive order Wednesday creating what […]