9th Circuit Ends California Ban On High-Capacity Magazines

“The Supreme Court seems inclined to do away with the complicated subjective tests that many courts have wrongly applied in Second Amendment cases, in favor of a clearer more objective ‘originalist’ approach that considers the text, history and tradition of a law to determine what infringements might be tolerated,” Michel said in an email.

Cabinet roles, Senate seats: What could be next for the women Biden didn’t choose

California Rep. Karen Bass, the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, emerged as a dark horse contender during Biden’s vetting process. If Biden and Harris are elected, the California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, would appoint a new senator. Bass could be considered — though the factional nature of California Democratic politics and the reality that a […]

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

NEW YORK/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid “confrontation” over a U.S. threat to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions on Tehran.