Court's Gun Ruling Worries Many City Legislators

Many big city lawmakers are critical of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a handgun ban in the case, District of Columbia v. Heller.

For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Democratic Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents Washington, D.C.

After the Supreme Court's ruling, she made a statement saying it could produce "an increase in accidents and gun violence."



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