High court rejects appeal on gun rights in public

The justices turned away similar questions on at

The justices turned away similar questions on at least two earlier occasions.

(AP) - The Supreme Court has turned away another case over whether Americans have a constitutional right to be armed in public.

The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling upholding a New Jersey requirement for gun owners to show an urgent need to carry a handgun outside their home for self-defense. Both a police official and a judge must approve the permits.

The New Jersey...

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