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Appeals court upholds lifetime gun ban

The Court of Appeals ruled that a lifetime ban on gun ownership for people convicted of "crimes of violence" does not violate the state constitution.
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The Court of Appeals ruled that a lifetime ban on gun ownership for people convicted of "crimes of violence" does not violate the state constitution.

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