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17 July 2006

Guardian (UK)

They have the flowing black robes to lend them dignity and gravitas. They have gavels to command attention from the wise guys in court. Now judges in New York have been given permission to carry guns while carrying out their duties. "From an ethical standpoint, there is no prohibition … barring you from carrying a firearm while performing your duties on the bench," the New York state advisory committee on judicial ethics said last week. The ruling was prompted by a... (GunPolicy.org)

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