The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Sandy Hook

December 19, 2012

Gun-control backers see no Supreme Court block to new rules

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In Heller, Scalia said the home is "the place where the importance of the lawful defense of self, family, and property is most acute." A follow-up Supreme Court case, a 2010 ruling, also involved in-home gun possession.

"The biggest issue the Supreme Court has to confront is whether the right recognized in Heller extends outside the home," Winkler said. "That's where we're seeing a lot of litigation."

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