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ICE Director Hits Back at California Dems: ‘I’m Enforcing Laws That They Enacted’

Thomas Homan

February 22, 2018  FoxNews

Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan responded Wednesday to criticism from California’s Democratic senators, who expressed concern over his agency’s increased enforcement of immigration laws in the Golden State.  Continue reading ICE Director Hits Back at California Dems: ‘I’m Enforcing Laws That They Enacted’

Gun Rights Advocate Concerned About White House Stance on New Gun Laws

Emily Miller

February 21, 2018  FoxNews  (Emily Miller Photo)

Following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House is considering several gun control proposals, including setting an age limit for buying on AR-15 assault rifles, the type of weapon purchased legally by the gunman who shot 17 people dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Continue reading Gun Rights Advocate Concerned About White House Stance on New Gun Laws

‘I will not shut up,’ Haley tells Palestinian negotiator

Nikki Haley

February 21, 2018  CNN

Pledging she “will not shut up,” US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the Trump administration will not change its decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Continue reading ‘I will not shut up,’ Haley tells Palestinian negotiator

Trump urges ban on ‘bump stocks,’ other gun modifiers

bump stock

February 20, 2018  FoxNews

President Trump on Tuesday directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to craft new regulations to ban firearm modifiers including the “bump stock” used in the Las Vegas massacre, amid bipartisan calls to strengthen gun laws in the wake of recent shooting rampages. Continue reading Trump urges ban on ‘bump stocks,’ other gun modifiers

President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

bump stock

February 20, 2018  Associated Press

WASHINGTON —  President Donald Trump says he’s signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to “ban all devices” like bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre. Continue reading President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators vote down attempt to revive bill to ban assault rifles

Guns

February 20, 2018  Associated Press

PARKLAND, Fla. — Less than a week after 17 people were fatally shot at a Florida high school, the state House has voted down a motion to take up a bill that would ban assault rifles, effectively killing the measure for this session. Continue reading In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators vote down attempt to revive bill to ban assault rifles