Supreme Court Shoots Down D.C. Gun Ban

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the District of Columbia cannot ban a citizen from keeping a handgun at home, throwing out one of the nation's strictest gun control laws. Writing for the 5-4 majority, Justice Antonin Scalia said that the Constitution protects an individual's right to keep and carry a gun. The decision will affect gun control laws across the country. "We hold that the District's ban on handgun possession in the home violated the Second Amendment, as does its prohibition...Full Story
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