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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Long Night of the Gun Nuts

When it comes to “domestic violence,” even pushing or grabbing can be sufficient to bar federal gun possession, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded in a unanimous ruling issued Wednesday morning.

A federal appeals court dealt a blow to the gun lobby on Tuesday by upholding two San Francisco gun laws requiring owners to securely store their weapons and regulating ammunition dealers. Handgun owners in San Francisco currently must use trigger locks or secure weapons in a safe inside their homes when they are not carrying them... to prevent unauthorized users and children from accessing guns. Additionally, the city forbids licensed ammunition dealers from selling hollow-point bullets... The National Rifle Association (NRA) and several other gun supporters objected... that gun locks burden Second Amendment rights.
Not the end. Not the beginning of the end. Perhaps the end of the beginning. Or something.

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