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Mayor proposes keeping guns from domestic abusers

Oct. 30, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Mayor of Kansas City is proposing an ordinance aimed at helping police keep firearms away from those with a history of domestic violence. The Kansas Star reports that the ordinance Quinton Lucas unveiled Wednesday would allow police to take firearms from domestic violence...

Shelter says it beat back rule it take transgender women

Sep. 30, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A faith-based Anchorage women's shelter claimed victory Monday in a lawsuit against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women. The city has agreed to make permanent a judge's recent order affecting the downtown Hope Center shelter, conservative Christian law firm...