D.C. Gun Ban Heads to the High Court Washington, D.C.'s long standing ban on handguns is going to the Supreme Court. The ruling could change the way cities and states interpret the second amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which has language about citizens' rights to bear arms. D.C. residents Valencia Mohammed, Shelly Parker and Ron Molten discuss their divergent views on the gun ban.
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D.C. Gun Ban Heads to the High Court

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D.C. Gun Ban Heads to the High Court

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D.C. Gun Ban Heads to the High Court

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Washington, D.C.'s long standing ban on handguns is going to the Supreme Court. The ruling could change the way cities and states interpret the second amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which has language about citizens' rights to bear arms.

D.C. resident Valencia Mohammed, who lost two children to gun violence, is joined by Shelly Parker, a plaintiff in the case now before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Ron Molten of the community group PeaceOholics. They discuss their divergent views on the gun ban.

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