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5 September 2007

Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON — Those who would do away with Washington's near-total ban on handguns will tell you point-blank their next target: Chicago. Gun-rights advocates scored a stunning success earlier this year when a three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Washington swept aside the District of Columbia's ban on owning handguns, which had been in place since 1976. On Tuesday, the district government appealed the decision to the Supreme Court. If the court takes the... (GunPolicy.org)

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