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Monday, June 16, 2014

Supreme Court Rules On Gun Sales And Free Speech

Two decisions have been made today by the Supreme Court, regarding gun regulation and free speech.

Abramski v. United States is a case about the attempt by Congress to regulate “straw buyers,” who purchase guns for other people. Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus addresses the possibility of prosecuting false statements made during an election campaign.

NPR’s Carrie Johnson discusses the outcome of these cases with Here & Now’s Robin Young.

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Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

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