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United States

2 July 2008

New York Times, Opinion

PHILADELPHIA — A narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled last week that the Second Amendment gives Americans the right to keep a loaded gun at home for their personal use. Presumably, citizens can use these weapons to defend themselves from intruders. But given the growing effectiveness and availability of less lethal weapons, it is likely that state laws will increasingly keep people from actually using their guns for self-defense. The states impose carefully defined... (GunPolicy.org)

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