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D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled D.C.'s ban on handguns unconstitutional. That means starting this week, police will allow residents with a permit to carry pistols in public. While the decision is seen as a blow to D.C.'s strict gun laws, many local lawmakers are already looking to fight the decision. Kojo explores the status of the right to bear arms in the District.

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