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United States

18 March 2008

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has heard arguments about the meaning of the Second Amendment and the Districts of Columbia's ban on handguns. A majority appears to support the view that the amendment protects an individual's right to own guns, rather than somehow linking right to service in a state militia. But it is less clear what that means for the District's 32-year-old ban on handguns, perhaps the strictest gun control law in the nation. "Does that make it... (GunPolicy.org)

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