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United States

24 February 2009


WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a federal ban on gun possession for people previously convicted of certain domestic violence misdemeanors. The 7-2 vote was authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who read a portion of the ruling from the bench in a strong, steady voice. It was her second day on the bench after undergoing pancreatic cancer surgery February 5. The opinion was a defeat for gun rights supporters, who had challenged groups... (

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