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United States

18 March 2008

Globe & Mail (Toronto)

WASHINGTON — The opening shots in a gun law case that may pepper this year's presidential race were fired yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about whether the constitutional right to bear arms means Americans can keep handguns at home. In an unusually long oral argument session, several of the nine justices seemed to hint at their differing positions on the meaning of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, which enshrines the right to bear... (

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