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17 July 2007

New York Times

The District of Columbia will ask the United States Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a decision in March that struck down parts of its gun control law, the district's mayor, Adrian M. Fenty, announced yesterday. The decision in March, from a divided three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals , was the first in the nation's history to hold a gun control law unconstitutional on the ground that the Second Amendment's guarantee of a right to bear arms... (

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