In this Dec. 9, 2015, photo, sales associate Mike Conway, right, shows Paul Angulo a pistol at Bullseye Sport gun shop in Riverside, Calif. The massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in which a mentally disturbed young man killed 26 children and teachers galvanized calls across the nation for tighter gun controls. But in the three years since, many states have moved in the opposite direction, embracing the National Rifle Association's response that more "good guys with guns" are what's needed to limit the carnage of mass shootings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Jannie Ligons, left, one of the victims of sexual assault by former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, smiles as attorney Benjamin Crump holds up her arm during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. Ligons, whose report launched the police investigation into Holtzclaw, said he picked the wrong lady to stop that night. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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