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History of gun control in America

POSTED: 11:34 AM PST Dec 17, 2012    UPDATED: 07:18 AM PST Jan 30, 2013 

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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