[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality [opinion, PDF] of gun laws containing certain registration requirements and laws prohibiting the ownership of assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The laws at issue represented a part of the Firearms Registration Amendment Act of 2008 (FRA) [text], which the district adopted following the Supreme Court’s ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] that the prior laws restricting…

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