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Judge: Assault weapons ban doesn’t violate 2nd Amendment

Pictured is a newly assembled AR-15 rifle at the Stag Arms company in New Britain, Conn. Assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal judge said in a ruling released Friday, April 6, 2018 by a federal judge in Boston, upholding Massachusetts' ban on the weapons. (Charles Krupa, AP file)

Pictured is a newly assembled AR-15 rifle at the Stag Arms company in New Britain, Conn. Assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal judge said in a ruling released Friday, April 6, 2018 by a federal judge in Boston, upholding Massachusetts' ban on the weapons. (Charles Krupa, AP file)