03/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Conservative Supreme Court Justices Skeptically Question DC Handgun Ban

The U.S. capital's strict gun control law faced a barrage of skeptical questions on Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court's conservatives.

A majority of the nine-member high court seemed to support the view that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protected an individual right to keep and bear arms, rather than a right tied to service in a state militia.

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