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Supreme Court 'Wrecking Ball' Will End State, Local Gun Control Laws

The new Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the U.S. as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits.

The June decision has led one judge temporarily to block a Colorado town from enforcing a ban on the sale and possession of certain semi-automatic weapons, the Associated Press reports.

The first major high court gun decision in more than a decade could dramatically reshape gun laws in the U.S. amid a series of horrific mass shootings.

“The gun rights movement has been given a weapon of mass destruction, and it will annihilate approximately 75 percent of the gun laws eventually,” said Evan Nappen, a New Jersey gun rights attorney.