Federal Court Strikes Down D.C. Gun Ban

Paving the way for a Supreme Court showdown over gun control laws, a federal appeals court Friday struck down a District of Columbia law that prevents residents from keeping handguns in their homes for self-defense. In a 2-1 ruling, the appeals court said the Constitution's Second Amendment protects a person's right to own a gun, striking down a decades-old law that prohibited district residents from owning handguns. The decision sets the stage for a possible Supreme Court battle next fall...Full Story
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