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28 June 2010

Press Association (UK)

The top US court, in a blow to gun control advocates, has ruled that Americans have the right to own a gun. The ruling by a narrowly divided Supreme Court said states and cities cannot bar Americans from owning firearms in the US. It builds on a case decided two years ago in which the court found that the city of Washington's ban on handguns violated the US Constitution's guarantee of the "right to keep and bear arms". The earlier ruling applied only to Washington, a... (

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