Aug. 27, 2014

District of Columbia Fights Against Freedom to Carry

The lawyers for the District of Columbia want the handgun ban back. After Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. ruled that DC’s ban on carrying handguns in the nation’s capitol is unconstitutional, lawyers filed a request in federal court asking for a reconsideration of the ruling. According to the lawyers, the judge who let the freedom of the Second Amendment dawn over the Potomac Swamp erred because he “failed to conduct the analysis required by controlling law, and relied on flawed, non-controlling decisions from other jurisdictions.” Shame on him for not knowing that there are politicians and foreign dignitaries that walk those streets – not to mention lawyers – who aren’t comfortable with boom-sticks. It’s the city’s first move in challenging the ruling. Hopefully, the city whose license plates bear the phrase “taxation without representation” will realize freedom entails unalienable rights. More…

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