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29 June 2010

Los Angeles Times, Editorial

Supporters of gun control are understandably disappointed by Monday's Supreme Court decision dooming a ban on handguns adopted by the city of Chicago. But the legal rationale for the 5-4 ruling is correct. If every individual has the right to keep and bear arms — as the court unwisely held two years ago in invalidating a similar ban in the federal enclave of Washington, D.C. — then it can't be taken away by states and cities. We criticized the Washington, D.C.,... (GunPolicy.org)

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