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17 March 2008

Agence France Presse

WASHINGTON — Guns were an essential tool in frontier life when the United States was formed hundreds of years ago, and even today the right to carry them remains a fundamental part of the country's identity. Hence the heated emotions surrounding an issue that comes before the Supreme Court this week — how modern society should interpret gun rights that were written into the Second Amendment of the Constitution during a very different era. The deadly impact of... (GunPolicy.org)

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