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10 March 2007

Washington Times / UPI

A federal court has thrown out a Washington, D.C., ban on keeping handguns in private homes as unconstitutional. Gun control opponents were thrilled with the 2-1 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, but Mayor Adrian M. Fenty vowed to appeal, the Washington Post reported. "This is a tremendous victory for the civil rights of all Americans," Alan Gura, a lawyer for six Washington residents who said they wanted to keep handguns in their homes for... (

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