News April 15, 2013

New York Times Headline: Rifts in Both Parties Complicate Odds for Gun Measure

Problems have arisen between parties regarding the background check legislation for gun safety. These party rifts could prevent the bill from being debated in the Senate this week. Democrats from conservative states have said they will not pass the legislation, while Republicans are torn over poll numbers that suggest moderates want the bill passed. 

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New York Times Headline: Afghan Interpreters for the U.S. Are Left Stranded and at Risk

Afghan citizens who have helped the western military movement are stranded in Afghanistan; unsafe, uprotected, and unsure of what to do next. Visas that would allow these Afghan citizens to come to the U.S. and be legal are becoming more and more rare, leaving many of these people without military jobs/protection, and without a future plan.

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