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From hot dog vendor to Bill of Rights hero?



Joseph Goldstein at the Sun writes of the case of Daniel Vargas, whose fight against misdemeanor charges for keeping an unlicensed revolver in his apartment just might put the quietus to New York City's obviously (post-Heller) unconstitutional gun possession laws. "In about half a dozen New York City cases reviewed by The New York Sun, defense lawyers have filed briefs arguing that the Supreme Court's decision requires the dismissal of gun possession charges against their clients."

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Rafael Mangual
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Manhattan Institute
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