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Just heard on the radio the SCOTUS is meeting now. Should hear a ruling this afternoon or tomorrow morning.

I think they will say the handgun ban is unconstitutional but the gov is allowed to make REASONABLE :shaking: restrictions on firearms.
 

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Just heard on the radio the SCOTUS is meeting now. Should hear a ruling this afternoon or tomorrow morning.

I think they will say the handgun ban is unconstitutional but the gov is allowed to make REASONABLE :shaking: restrictions on firearms.
They release decisions at 10am.
Not going to be today...

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Just heard on the radio the SCOTUS is meeting now. Should hear a ruling this afternoon or tomorrow morning.

I think they will say the handgun ban is unconstitutional but the gov is allowed to make REASONABLE :shaking: restrictions on firearms.

Praying:(
 

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10:27 Ben Winograd - The Chief Justice has announced from the courtroom that the Court will issue all of its remaining opinions tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern.
 

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Note to readers: beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern, we will provide “live” coverage of the final session of the Supreme Court term. The Justices are expected to release opinions in all three remaining cases, including the decision in District of Columbia v. Heller (07-290) on the scope of the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment.
 

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Supreme Court says Americans have right to guns


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Jun 26, 10:20 AM (ET)

By MARK SHERMAN

(AP) The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Wednesday, June 25, 2008. The Supreme Court has struck...
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says Americans have a right to own guns for self-defense and hunting, the justices' first major pronouncement on gun rights in U.S. history.

The court's 5-4 ruling strikes down the District of Columbia's 32-year-old ban on handguns as incompatible with gun rights under the Second Amendment. The decision goes further than even the Bush administration wanted, but probably leaves most firearms laws intact.

The court had not conclusively interpreted the Second Amendment since its ratification in 1791. The amendment reads: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed."

The basic issue for the justices was whether the amendment protects an individual's right to own guns no matter what, or whether that right is somehow tied to service in a state militia.
 
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