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Poll shows uptick in support for tighter gun laws

Despite the uptick in favor of tighter gun laws, Americans remain deeply divided - Full Story

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Tenn. lawmakers urged to keep asset forfeiture law intact

Opponents argue that the practice has become an overused tactic that violates citizens' private property rights - Full Story

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New Md. 'yellow' law could help catch hit-and-run drivers

The new law streamlines local and state police responses to hit-and-run crashes that result in serious injury or death - Full Story

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House bill would cut prison time for some offenders

Republicans and Democrats have come together to propose major legislation that would reduce prison sentences for some nonviolent drug offenders - Full Story

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Lawmakers voice support for Texas chief's 'In God We Trust' decals

The department put decals on their patrol vehicles and sparked complaints from the Freedom From Religion Foundation - Full Story

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Mich. sheriff tells lawmakers to stop 'peppering' poorly drafted legislation

An Oakland County sheriff asked lawmakers to include LEOs in their discussions - Full Story

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Court: NJ's most dangerous city deserved police vote

Top court ruled public should have chance to vote on ordinance that may have derailed police department reboot - Full Story

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SC body camera law spurred by Ferguson

Issue didn't pick up steam until after South Carolina had its own Ferguson-esque moment - Full Story

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One of new La. laws taking effect Aug. targets revenge porn

Many of the statute changes are modest adjustments to existing laws - Full Story

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Ill. lawmakers OK bill pardoning underage drinkers who call 911

The legislation also grants police officers discretion to determine whether amnesty is appropriate to situation - Full Story



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