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The Supreme Court decides not to hear appeals challenging assault weapons bans in New York and Connecticut.

FOX's Jon Decker has more from the White House:

In the aftermath of the deadly mass shooting in Orlando, the Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York.

The justices are leaving in place a lower court ruling that upheld laws that were passed in response to another mass shooting involving a semi-automatic weapon, the elementary school attack in Newtown, Connecticut.

Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons

At the White House, Jon Decker, FOX News.