Posts Tagged ‘district of columbia v. heller’

Federal Judge Upholds D.C.’s Gun Control Law

The District's restrictive gun laws have been challenged by residents and diluted by judges in the past, but today, the city posted a win for gun control advocates.
A federal judge ruled that the city's strict gun registration laws pass constitutional muster and should not be overturned.
Today's decision stems from the 2008 Supreme Court District of [...]

The Needle: Out In The Streets, They Call It Murder Edition

No Taxation Without Starvation: Getting D.C. representation in Congress turns out to be physically hard work. The last remaining protester from the Occupy D.C. movement who's on a hunger strike to demand voting rights, Adrian Parsons, has lost 25 pounds in three weeks. He's consuming only vitamins and water, enhanced with electrolytes. Parsons' doctors have [...]

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