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Federal judge declares D.C. ban
on carrying handguns in
public unconstitutional

Washington Post, by Martin Weil, Clarence Williams and *

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 7/28/2014 1:17:07 PM

A federal judge has declared that one of the District’s principal gun control laws is unconstitutional and ordered that its enforcement be halted. The ruling by Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr., made public Saturday, orders the city to end its prohibition against carrying a pistol in public. It was not clear what immediate effect the order would have. The order was addressed to the District of Columbia and Police Chief Cathy Lanier, as well as their employees and officers and others “who receive actual notice” of the ruling. But it could not be determined Sunday who had received notice. Also unclear was whether

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hisself, 7/28/2014 1:26:50 PM     (No. 9943256)

Old news. The Chief of Police already ordered her officers to obey the judge´s ruling.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 7/28/2014 2:21:01 PM     (No. 9943316)

Crime rate drops 40% overnight

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/28/2014 3:02:26 PM     (No. 9943378)

Like chicago, the DC pols will continue to have thier armed and ready body guards, but the people will be quite subdued in other ways. Like here in Las Vegas, we have open carry laws even for down on the strip. But see what happens to you if you go walking on the strip with your side arm or shoulder holster visible. Cops swarm you and will absolutely not leave you alone. Yes, we have CCW laws. It´s okay to carry even into the casinos if you have your CCw permit on your person while armed. But, if your shirt tail blows up and a citizen sees it and calls the cops, you can be arrested for what is called "brandishing". They have redefined the laws that allow you to carry in such a way as to make you afraid to carry.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/28/2014 5:09:48 PM     (No. 9943525)

NOW...IF I were a murderer or criminal....I´d like that advertisement.

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