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10 May 2007

Washington Post, Editorial

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) faces a decision now that a federal appeals court has let stand a ruling overturning the District's strict gun-control law. The interests of District residents mandate an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The District's longtime ban on keeping handguns in homes was ruled unconstitutional in March by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. It was the first time an appeals court overturned a gun-control law on... (

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