The Supreme Court declined to hear a Second Amendment challenge to a New York law that strictly limits who can carry a gun in public, leaving states and cities, at least for now, with broad authority to regulate guns outside of homes.
A decade into the school accountability movement, pockets of resistance to standardized testing are sprouting up around the country, with parents and students opting out of the high-stakes tests used to evaluate schools and teachers.
Concerned that loitering homeless people are stunting downtown growth, the city will go to federal court in an attempt to undo major provisions of a 15 year-old legal agreement has protected the homeless from undue arrest and harassment by police.
As school districts across the country consider placing more police officers in schools, some are raising alarm about what they have seen in the schools where officers are already stationed: a surge in criminal charges against children for misbehavior that many believe is better handled in the principal’s office.
Source: Hartford Courant | Connecticut |
April 11, 2013
Under the new law, the sale of most military-style rifles is banned, but firms are allowed to make and ship firearms that are banned in the state. Gun makers, though. say they may be forced to leave by a backlash from customers.
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