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  • Brianna's Law

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 27-Apr-2013

    If passed, prospective law SB243, or "Brianna's Law" would allow police to collect DNA samples from people arrested for a felony charge. They would not be voluntary samples; the law would make the surrendering of samples mandatory to all arrested for a felony. The DNA sample would then be registered and be available to law enforcement in investigations for crimes. Upon confirmation ...
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  • Universal Gun Background Check Amendment Fails

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 22-Apr-2013

    After the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, the United States has been in constant debate on new gun control laws. The most recent gun-control proposal, Manchin-Toomey background check amendment had the best chance at passing through Congress. It was, however, defeated in the Senate on April 17, 2013. This proposal would have extended background checks for gun ...
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