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History of gun control in America

Published On: Dec 17 2012 01:34:07 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 30 2013 09:18:47 AM CST

Back in the spotlight in today's Senate hearing, gun control is a contentious issue that dates back to America's Founding Fathers.

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In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court made another landmark decision in the gun control debate, ruling that the Second Amendment limits state and local governments to the same extent that it limits the federal government.

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