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Hot Topics: Gun Violence: Regulations and Laws

A selection of sources concerning regulation, incidents, and media around the topic of guns and violence.

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Two Landmark U.S. cases for the Right to Bear Arms

Right to Bear Arms

  1. US. V. Miller, 307 U.S. 174
    Defendants were indicted for transporting an unregistered double barrel 12-gauge shotgun in interstate commerce in violation of the National Firearms Act. Defendants filed a motion to quash the indictment alleging …
  2. District of Columbia v. Heller, 128 S. Ct. 2783
    Respondent, a special policeman, filed the instant action after the District refused his application to register a handgun. The Court held that the District's ban on handgun possession in the home and its …
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