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On This Date in Legal History

When a special police officer, Dick Heller, tried to register a handgun in Washington, D.C., his application was denied. A law banned handguns in the home. (A lawful gun in a home had to be disassembled or locked.) Heller sued … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

When a special police officer, Dick Heller, tried to register a handgun in Washington, DC his application was denied. A law banned handguns in the home. (If a lawful gun was in a home it had to be disassembled or … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

When a special police officer, Dick Heller, tried to register a handgun in Washington, DC his application was denied. A law banned handguns in the home. (If a lawful gun was in a home it had to be disassembled or … Continue reading

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