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Chicago Handgun Case Looking Good

Justices signal they're ready to make gun ownership a national right
A high court majority reviewing a handgun ban in Chicago indicates that it sees the right to 'bear arms' as national in scope, and can be used to strike down some state and local gun regulations.


By David G. Savage

Reporting from Washington - Most of the Supreme Court justices who two years ago said the 2nd Amendment protects individual gun rights signaled during arguments Tuesday that they are ready to extend this right nationwide and to use it to strike down some state and local gun regulations...more