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Sotomayor opponents are out-gunned

A group of 26 conservative leaders of the gun-rights movement this week called upon the Senate not to confirm Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. But their opposition is unlikely to get much traction, as American Bar Association this week gave Sotomayor its highest rating, and the Fraternal Order of Police and other law-enforcement organizations reiterated their support for the nominee. Chuck Canterbury, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, said of Sotomayor: "She is a model jurist: tough, fair-minded and mindful of the constitutional protections afforded to all U.S. citizens."