How gun dealers are skirting Biden's new ghost gun rule

Sep 21, 2022
Alain Stephens, an investigative reporter for The Trace, breaks down the market for ghost guns.
"When you buy a traditional firearm through a regularly licensed gun dealer, there's a serial number attached to that ... but these homemade guns, they don't have serial numbers," said The Trace's Alain Stephens.
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Thursday's Supreme Court decision was about a lot more than climate change

Jun 30, 2022
West Virginia v. EPA is likely to restrict federal agencies' power to issue all sorts of regulations, according to Blake Emerson of UCLA Law.
In West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, the Supreme Court limited the EPA's ability to create emissions caps for power plants.
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Why you should care about a Supreme Court decision on the "administrative state"

Executive agencies implement laws passed by Congress. The conservative legal movement seeks to limit their power.
The court might rule this week on a case involving the Environmental Protection Agency that’s part on an ongoing legal debate about the powers of the executive branch.
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