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26 June 2008

Associated Press

Chicago's handgun ban mirrors the Washington, D.C. ban struck down by the Supreme Court Thursday. Both require gun owners to register all firearms but prohibit certain firearms, including handguns, to be registered. The D.C. code states, "no person or organization in the District of Columbia ('District') shall receive, possess, control, transfer, offer for sale, sell, give, or deliver any … firearm, unless the person or organization holds a valid registration... (GunPolicy.org)

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