Last week Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a new version of the federal "assault weapon" ban that expired in 2004. Like that earlier law, notes Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, Feinstein's bill prohibits the manufacture and sale of guns based on characteristics that have little or nothing to do with the danger they pose. Sullum says new survey data suggest why most Americans nevertheless want to ban "assault weapons": Most Americans don't know what "assault weapons" are.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
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You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?