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27 June 2008

USA Today, Editorial

On hot-button cultural issues, the Supreme Court typically doesn't stray far from public opinion. So that's where the court found itself Thursday with its landmark Second Amendment ruling, right where the majority of Americans are on the issue: for gun ownership, but with limits. The court straddled that line. It said for the first time that the Constitution bars "the absolute prohibition of handguns held and used for self-defense in the home." At the same time, it... (GunPolicy.org)

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