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22 January 2002

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider stopping federal judges from restoring gun rights to convicted felons. The intervention comes at the request of the Bush administration, angry that a Texas man convicted of a felony in Mexico convinced a court that he should be able to own a gun. Felons are barred from carrying guns after their release from prison, but they can ask the government for an exception. Those requests have been stalled, however,... (

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