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  • Jay Hanlon of Silver Spring, Md., second from left, and Mike Toeneboehn  of Annapolis, Md., second from right, hold a 2nd amendment sign as they listen to speakers at at a pro-gun rights rally against a proposal by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley that would ban assault weapons and require residents to obtain a license before purchasing handguns at Lawyers Park in front of the Maryland State House, Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Another good day for the Second Amendment

    We live in strange times. Sometimes the recognition of the obvious becomes a cause for celebration. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the most liberal appeals court in the nation, has declared that "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."

  • Gay marriage supporter Bob Sodervick holds a flag outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday. The court denied a request for a rehearing on Proposition 8, putting the case on a fast track to reach the U.S. Supreme Court. (Associated Press)

    Prop 8 may go before high court

    Supporters of traditional marriage announced Tuesday they will petition to bring California's Proposition 8 before the Supreme Court after a lower federal court refused to hear an appeal in the case.

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