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18 March 2008

Agence France Presse

WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court will Tuesday begin weighing an individual's right to bear arms against a community's right to restrict gun ownership for public safety, an emotional issue that has long divided Americans. The conservative-leaning court's first decision on gun ownership in almost 70 years is expected to have a far reaching impact on US gun control laws, experts say. Since 1939, the high court has not ruled on the interpretation of the second... (GunPolicy.org)

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