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3 October 2011

Guardian (UK) / Reuters

The US supreme court has refused to consider whether an individual's right to own guns includes carrying a firearm outside the home – staying out of one of the nation's most divisive social, political and legal issues. The justices let stand a ruling by Maryland's highest court that upheld a state law prohibiting the carrying of a handgun without a permit outside of one's home. The court turned down the opportunity to define the reach of its landmark 2008 ruling... (GunPolicy.org)

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