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30 April 2011

Washington Post

The only licensed firearms dealer active in Washington says he is closing his business temporarily, meaning D.C. residents will have no way to legally buy pistols under a landmark court decision that ended the city's handgun ban. The US Supreme Court struck down the city's 33-year-old handgun prohibition in 2008, ruling that the Constitution guarantees the right to own firearms. But because of a federal law governing the interstate sale of pistols, Washingtonians who... (

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