Among the Scattershot Arguments in the D.C. Gun Ban Case, Which Ones W

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Jul 20, 2006
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Grammar, history, intent, the District's unique role in the Constitution and crime in contemporary society could all play major parts in today's historic U.S. Supreme Court session on Washington's handgun ban.

You might need a scorecard to keep tabs on the 75 minutes of argument. First question: Will the lawyers and justices get hung up on the grammar question that has divided gun rights supporters and opponents for decades -- what is the true meaning of the preamble to the Second Amendment, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State"?

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