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Gun-sales restriction survives constitutional challenge from Md. man

A federal law banning the unlicensed intrastate sale of guns violates neither the constitutional right to keep and bear arms nor exceeds Congress’s authority to regulate interstate commerce, a U.S. appeals court ruled this week in affirming the conviction of a Montgomery County man.

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Md., DC Democrats continuing push for gun-control laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress from Maryland and the District of Columbia are continuing their push for gun-control legislation after last week’s sit-in on the House floor. Maryland Democrats Chris Van Hollen, Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes ...

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to local assault weapons ban

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from gun owners who challenged a Chicago suburb’s ban on assault weapons. The justices on Monday refused to hear the case of a Highland Park, Illinois, pediatrician who objected to the ...

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