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The marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court has asked Maryland and Virginia officials to enforce laws she says prohibit picketing outside the homes of the justices who live in the two states. Marshal Gail Curley took up the issue Friday with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and two local elected officials. A Hogan spokesman said Saturday that the Republican governor had directed state police to “further review enforcement options that respect the First Amendment and the Constitution.” But he also noted that the constitutionality of the Maryland statute Curley cited has been questioned by the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

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New York’s legislature has approved a sweeping overhaul of the state’s handgun licensing rules, seeking to preserve some limits after the Supreme Court said people have a right to carry a handgun for personal protection. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the measure into law after it passed both chambers by wide margins. The law is almost sure to draw more legal challenges from gun-rights advocates who said the state is still putting too many restrictions on who can get a gun and where they can carry it. Backers said the new law will strike the right balance between complying with the Supreme Court’s ruling and trying to ensure that weapons stay out of the hands of criminals.

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Decades of anti-abortion laws have been created in some states, and many of them conflict with each other. Idaho has nearly three dozen anti-abortion laws dating back to 1973, and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's office says he i giving them all a close look to see which might be enforceable now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. But it's not an easy question — in Arizona, leaders in the Republican Party disagree over whether an abortion law from 1901 should be enforced over a 2022 version. Grant Loebs is the president of the Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association. He says decision on whether to charge someone under an older abortion law will probably come down to individual prosecutors at first.

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U.S. climate envoy John Kerry says setbacks for President Joe Biden’s climate efforts at home have “slowed the pace” of some of the commitments from other countries to cut climate-wrecking fossil fuel pollution in diplomacy abroad. But Kerry insisted in an interview with The Associated Press that the U.S. can still achieve its own ambitious climate goals in time. Kerry spoke a day after a major Supreme Court ruling limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate climate pollution from power plants.

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Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, debates legislation to consider new firearms regulations for concealed-carry permits during a special legislative session in the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Lawmakers debate legislation to consider new firearms regulations for concealed-carry permits during a special legislative session in the New York Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Assembly Majority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes, D- Buffalo, debates legislation to consider new firearms regulations for concealed-carry permits during a special legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino, R-Binghamton, debates legislation to consider new firearms regulations for concealed-carry permits during a special legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, D-Bronx, debates legislation to consider new firearms regulations for concealed-carry permits during a special legislative session in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks to reporters about legislation passed during a special legislative session in the Red Room at the state Capitol, Friday, July 1, 2022, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)