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High court will take on Chicago gun case

Second Amendment fight may heighten debate over the best way to apply federal constitutional rights to the states.

, The National Law Journal

Just 15 months after declaring an individual right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court is returning to the contentious issue, agreeing to answer a question it left unanswered last year: whether the right applies against state and local gun restrictions as well as federal.

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