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United States

14 November 2007

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court took no action Tuesday in the case involving the District of Columbia's ban on handguns. The justices discussed the case at their private conference on Friday, but reached no resolution. Four justices must vote to grant an appeal. The court does not always reach a decision the first time it discusses a case. At issue is the capital's 31-year ban on handguns, among the strictest gun-control laws in the nation. In March, a federal... (

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