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26 June 2008

Dallas Morning News (Texas)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court tossed out a handgun ban in the nation's capital on Thursday, holding for the first time that the Second Amendment does protect an individual right to self-defense and gun ownership. But in its first hard look at gun rights in nearly 70 years, the court also held — in a narrow, 5-4 ruling — that the right is subject to some reasonable limitations. "Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited. It is not a right... (GunPolicy.org)

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