- Feb 2, 2006
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- Political Leaning
- Very Conservative
Justices extend gun owner rights nationwideWASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says the Constitution's "right to keep and bear arms" applies nationwide as a restraint on the ability of government to limit its application.
The justices on Monday cast doubt on a Chicago area handgun ban, but also signaled in their 5-4 decision that less severe restrictions could survive legal challenges.
More to follow as the decision is posted.