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Supreme Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers

Supreme Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers Photo: AP/ File

June 10, 2019 08:55 AM

The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia.

The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violating federal law regulating silencers. The men argued that the constitutional right "to keep and bear arms" includes silencers.

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