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GENEVA—Stating that the data published within its pages represented the scientific consensus of top researchers around the world, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its annual report this week, which consists solely of an alphabetized list of every country on earth and the years each of them will become uninhabitable.

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Assault-Weapons Ban Expires

The 10-year-old federal law banning the sale of 19 types of semiautomatic assault weapons expired Monday. What do you think?
  • "Finally, I can bring ol' Missy out of hiding. Come on out, Missy. Daddy says it's safe now."

    James Farwell CPA
  • "The people who want assault weapons banned can't provide any evidence that they're used for criminal activity. See, you can't use common sense as evidence."

    Tammy Graves Journalist
  • "When we enacted this ban in 1994, it was an important step to protect our children. Now that our children are grown up and off at college, it's not such a pressing issue."

    Liza Redding Secretary
  • "Hey, if I could turn the clock back to a time before titanium deer with full electronic countermeasures, I would. But face it, I need this Kalashnikov."

    Sam Li Electrician
  • "This is mainly a semantic problem. If assault rifles were called 'fun rifles' or 'quick rifles,' there wouldn't be all this outrage."

    Daniel Moore Systems Analyst
  • "If the criminals are going to have assault rifles, I should, too. Actually, can I have a better one than they do?"

    Jim Mertens Sewer Worker

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