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Ignoring the court

Thursday, July 17, 2008

It`s been barely three weeks since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Second Amendment, tossing the District of Columbia`s strict ban on handgun ownership as an unconstitutional infringement on the individual right to bear arms. As you`d expect, D.C. officials have been busy little bureaucrats since then, trying to figure out a way to get around the high court`s decision. On Monday, the D.C. council announced emergency legislation designed to update the gun ban. As expected, it`s a joke.

Read Original at: Las Vegas Review-Journal

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