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June 9, 2014
 

After Isla Vista, Lawmakers Want to Take Guns from Dangerous People

In the wake of the mass shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara, state legislators proposed a bill to confiscate guns from people who pose a threat to themselves or others. Other states are already considering following suit.

 

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