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The checks are designed to stop people who aren't legally allowed to buy a gun, but gaps in the laws remain.
Marijuana laws vary greatly between states. Federal law making the drug illegal complicates matters.
The latest case focuses on the individual mandate, but the entire ACA could be affected by the court’s decision.
What are the demographics of federal judges?
If Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor is confirmed before Election Day, that seat will have been vacant at most for 46 days.
There were 10 federal executions in 2020, more than triple the number completed in the previous 42 years. Meanwhile, state executions of death row inmates have decreased.