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9 April 2007

Washington Post

Lawyers for the District filed a petition this morning asking a federal appeals court to revisit last month's decision by a panel of judges that the city's gun law is unconstitutional. After a three-judge panel ruled that the city's restrictions on gun ownership violated the Second Amendment of the Constitution, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) and other city leaders vowed to fight the decision. Today Fenty was at the federal courthouse when city lawyers filed the petition. ... (

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