Posts Tagged ‘gun control’

D.C. Will Appeal Court Decision Overturning Concealed Carry Ban

The city's gun laws could wind up back in court.

D.C. Doesn’t Know the Meaning of “Gun Control” or “Whig”

Even in D.C., which is consistently ranked as one of the nation's smartest cities, people need to refer to a dictionary every now and then.
So just what presumably six-syllable words are locals looking up?
Dictionary.com compiled lists of the top 10 word searches  in various cities, and D.C.'s top two are—wait for it—"gun-control" and "Whig."
According to Dictionary.com, [...]

Blanket Security

Five hours after a man went on a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard Monday morning, Jacqueline Alston was still waiting to hear if her husband was OK.
A custodial worker who keeps the fourth floor of the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters clean, Ernest Johnston isn’t allowed to carry a cell phone to his job—national [...]

Gun-Rights Ad Too Hot for D.C. Talk Radio Station

What does it take to be too conservative for talk radio station WMAL, the Washington area of home of Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh? We may have just found out.
World Net Daily reports that the station refused to play a song that invokes a battle of the Texas Revolution as a warning for Barack Obama [...]

D.C. Meat, Gun Laws Not Good Enough For Jon Tester

The New York Times notes that Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) brings a 40lb bag of meat with him whenever he leaves his home state for his Capitol Hill home.
Traveling from his ranch to the airport in Great Falls, Mont., takes 90 minutes by truck. Then Senator Tester takes two commercial flights to reach Reagan National [...]

Faux Gun Control

For playful print platform of Washington City Paper, I wrote about the government's War on Toy Guns.
I knew D.C's laws controlling real guns are going lax. But until recently I wasn't aware that federal and local statutes and various regulatory pressures have made it harder to get cap and squirt guns and air rifles and [...]

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