“Senate leaders — including Judiciary Chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) — would prefer to see the assault weapons ban offered as an amendment to gun control legislation on the floor.”
“[The measure calls] for firearms owners to report the make, model and serial number of lost, stolen, sold, transferred or destroyed firearms to the sheriff within 48 hours and empower the sheriff to share that information with his local law enforcement counterparts.”
“After a six-hour debate, the Commons vote was 400 to 175 for the bill. It will have to pass in the House of Lords, where delaying tactics by opponents are possible, but Mr. Cameron has said that he plans to have the bill enacted into law sometime this summer.”
“”The utilization of hemp to produce everything from clothing to paper is real and if there is a capacity to center a new domestic industry in Kentucky that will create jobs in these difficult economic times that sounds like a good thing to me.”"
“”Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something. It will be hard, but the time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous, Americans are counting on you. Thank you,” Giffords said.”
“The suspect did not possess a birth certificate — a common occurrence in India where many babies are born at home and not in a hospital. In such cases, school records are often used as proof of age or identity.”
“The move, requested by the head of the Defense Department’s Cyber Command, is part of an effort to turn an organization that has focused largely on defensive measures into the equivalent of an Internet-era fighting force.”