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What Does The Second Amendment Mean?

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

In a few months, another and more far-reaching pronouncement on Americans' Second Amendment rights is expected from the U.S. Supreme Court. Its 2008 opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller, which struck down the District's ban on handgun possession as an unconstitutional encroachment on the individual right to keep and bear arms, was significant but of narrow application as Heller only involved limitations on federal authority.

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