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US Capital Seeks Stay on Gun Ban

The attorney general for Washington, D.C., says the city will seek a stay of a federal judge's ruling overturning the city's ban on carrying a handgun in public.  City officials say they are deciding whether to appeal the ruling. A U.S. federal judge ruled the capital city's ban on carrying handguns is unconstitutional. Judge Frederick Scullin said in his opinion, made public Saturday, that "there is no longer any basis on which this court can conclude that the...

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