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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - James A. Teilborg
The man who bought two semi-automatic assault rifles found at the scene of the fatal 2010 shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Phoenix to 57 months in prison over his role in the botched Fast and Furious gun-running investigation.
A federal judge has upheld Arizona's earliest-in the-nation ban of most abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy, but it now faces appellate court scrutiny.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has begun grappling with the constitutionality of Arizona's abortion law, which is considered the most restrictive in the country as it prohibits abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily prohibited Arizona from enforcing its new ban on most abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
A federal appeals court is temporarily prohibiting Arizona from enforcing its new ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy will take effect this week, as scheduled, after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.
Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy is poised to take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.
A federal judge is allowing Arizona's new ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy to take effect.
Two Mexican nationals have pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to trade drugs and cash for military-grade weapons — including anti-aircraft missiles, anti-tank weapons, grenade launchers and M-60 machine guns — for use by the Sinaloa drug cartel, the largest drug-smuggling gang in Mexico.
Teilborg said the ban is only a regulation, not a flat prohibition, but opponents contend it's unconstitutional because some women couldn't have abortions before viability.
As a regulation, the law is justified to help the state protect the health of women and prevent fetuses from feeling pain, Teilborg said.