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United States

7 July 2008

San Francisco Chronicle, Opinion

Christmas came early for the NRA this year. The big gift: the Supreme Court's June 26 ruling in the case of District of Columbia vs. Heller, which struck down the District's decades-old handgun ban and held that the Second Amendment guarantees the right to possess a handgun in the home for self-defense. The court did just what the gun lobby wanted — it disregarded long-standing judicial precedent (including a 1939 Supreme Court decision holding that the Second... (

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