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Federal judge rules DC ban on
gun carry rights unconstitutional

Fox News, by Emily Miller

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/27/2014 4:45:08 AM

A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Saturday overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists. Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. wrote in his ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia that the right to bear arms extends outside the home, therefore gun-control laws in the nation’s capital are “unconstitutional.” “We won,” Alan Gura, the lead attorney for the Second Amendment Foundation, told Fox News in a phone interview. “I’m very pleased with the decision that the city can’t forbid the exercise of a fundamental constitutional

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dvc, 7/27/2014 12:58:35 PM     (No. 9942092)

When the fascist thugs in Chicago who control Illinois were finally defeated by the 2nd Amendment, and now that Illinois is the final state to have legalized concealed carry, I wondered if the feudal kingdom of DC would ever join the rest of the country. It appears that they are now on the path to freedom.

I wonder if I will ever be able to actually go armed in DC, as the founding fathers intended (not being resident)?

Very good news about the slow rolling back of the evil work done by the minions of the fascist left over many decades. Now all states have SOME SORT of concealed carry system, at least by law, but making it a real fact by switching to the objective criteria of "shall issue" CCW is next on the agenda for about 10-11 states)

Will we ever revisit the days prior to 1967 when a gun was just a piece of metal, not any different to the Feds than a screwdriver, hammer or lawnmower? I fear that we will not, while I pray that we will.

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