D.C. Takes Gun Battle to Supreme Court

The District of Columbia appealed to the Supreme Court Tuesday, asking to uphold its decade-long ban on private ownership of handguns, paving the way for a possible Second Amendment showdown in the high court. Attorneys representing D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty petitioned the Supreme Court in an effort to save the district's gun law, arguing that access to a handgun would be a direct threat to D.C. residents: "Whatever right the Second Amendment guarantees, it does not require the district to stand...Full Story
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