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Supreme Court Strikes Down District's Gun Ban

The court, splitting along ideological lines, on June 26 declared the District of Columbia's ban on handgun ownership unconstitutional.

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Justices Reject D.C. Ban On Handgun Ownership
Article | The Supreme Court struck down the District of Columbia's ban on handgun possession yesterday and decided for the first time in the nation's history that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to own a gun for self-defense.

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