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United States

27 August 2011

Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON — The 2nd Amendment's "right to keep and bear arms" is proving to be a right to keep a gun at home, but so far not a right to bear a loaded firearm in public. The Supreme Court breathed new life into the amendment when it struck down strict handgun bans in Washington and Chicago and spoke of the "inherent right of self-defense." But to the dismay of gun rights advocates, judges in recent months have read those decisions narrowly and rejected claims from... (

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