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United States

9 August 2012

Wall Street Journal, Blog

Since the Supreme Court recognized an individual's right to keep and bear arms in 2008 — but declined to say which types of arms — several lower courts have had their say on whether Americans can own machine guns. The U.S. courts of appeals for the Third, Sixth and Eighth circuits have all said, in so many words, no right exists to have a machine gun. You can add the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to the list. In affirming the conviction of Alaskan... (

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