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Monday, May 17, 2010

Mission Impossible: Getting a gun permit in D.C.

Several months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., a ruling that gun-rights advocates considered a landmark. But the city has since passed laws that -- while technically allowing gun ownership -- make it a real pain for people to get a gun legally, the Wall Street Journal reports. City officials say that was the whole point. Naturally, there's a lawsuit.

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