Two Men Win Gun Possession Rights in 8-7 Court Ruling

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The Supreme Court has ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms, but it described the right as belonging to “law-abiding” citizens and mentioned that some restrictions were “presumptively lawful,” including bans on gun possession by “felons.” Federal law bans gun possession by people who have been convicted of any “crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year” except for state misdemeanor crimes punishable by a imprisonment for two years or . . .

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