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United States

3 July 2010

Toledo Blade (Ohio), Column

Gun advocates can thank two African-American men for the significant roles they played in this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that affirmed U.S. citizens' right to own a gun for self-defense wherever they live. Justice Clarence Thomas' vote in favor of the ruling in McDonald vs. Chicago was steeped in the 14th Amendment and the historical treatment of blacks. The case involved a black man's desire to own a firearm to protect himself from an enemy unlike the enemies... (

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