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1 October 2009

Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether some state gun regulations violate the Constitution, the second phase of the justices' re-examination of the right to bear arms in the 21st century. Last year, the court ruled that the Second Amendment includes an individual right to self-defense, and struck down a Washington, D.C., ordinance that effectively banned possession of handguns within the capital. That decision rested on the District of Columbia's... (GunPolicy.org)

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