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Supreme Court declines to hear gun law challenges

The Supreme Court Monday disappointed gun-rights activists once again, declining to review two cases involving the rights of those under 21 to own handguns.

Activists had urged the court to accept the cases, saying there was a “massive judicial resistance” to expanding gun rights following the Supreme Court’s decisions in 2008 that there is a right to gun ownership for self-defense at least within one’s home. In 2010, the court said the right applies to state and local gun-control efforts, not just those at the federal level.

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