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Strict California Gun Control Impotent as UPS Gunman Uses Stolen Firearms

California has universal background checks, gun registration requirements, gun confiscation laws, a ten-day waiting period on gun purchases, an “assault weapons” ban, a “good cause” requirement for concealed carry, and a high-profile shooting that garners national attention two or three times a year.

San Francisco police released this booking photo of UPS shooter Jimmy Lam on Friday, June 23, 2017. (Photo by SFPD)

Four Dead in Shooting at UPS Facility in San Francisco

A mass shooting took place at a UPS facility in San Francisco — at the very moment many Californians learned about the shooting attack on Congressional Republicans at an early morning baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

UPS shooting (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

US Supreme Court Devises Test for Discrimination Claims of Pregnant Workers

In a 6-3 opinion this week, the United States Supreme Court evaluated the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and devised a new test for determining discrimination claims for employees who become pregnant. America’s highest court reversed a decision by a lower court holding that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act does not give pregnant women “a ‘most favored nation’ status.” A United Parcel Service (UPS) worker sued UPS because they did not put her in a lighter-duty position after she became pregnant.

Peggy Young talks to reporters as she departs the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington