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ss0105 04-09-2007 10:26 PM

Any thoughts on the DC handgun ban?
 
Here is an article if you don't know what I'm talking about:

D.C. appeals ruling overturning city...


I went to college in DC, ridiculously high crime rate.

9mmHP 04-12-2007 04:07 AM

I worked in DC for a while, like the city, but hate the antigun ordinance. Doing away with the gun ban would do wonders for the city, its economy, and its crime rate. I just wish that when I was working for Congress we could have gotten one of the DC gun rights restoration bills passed.

allmons 04-12-2007 03:31 PM

Honest people have to admit -
 
firearms bans are unconstitutional. And the constitution of the United States trumps local states and cities when it come to the citizens' enumerated rights.

The DC gun ban IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. The ruling is correct.

DWARREN123 04-12-2007 10:50 PM

I consider it illegal and unconstitutional.

mastershake 04-18-2007 11:37 PM

Seems real logical to me. Ban citizens from having guns so just criminals have them. I mean come on, defend yourself with a knife, why would you ever need a gun!

Praetorian 04-25-2007 05:40 AM

yea in DC, most knife owners are killed with their own knives. lol statistics suck, cause after those three poor SOB's the other 97% of weapon related deaths are attributed to people who are killed by criminals with guns who just dont follow the gun ban! Crap, who said laws work? lol

Declaration Day 04-25-2007 12:06 PM

I don't know that statistics "suck", but they can be easily manipulated to favor one's views, via omission of certain facts / variables.

westernamerican 06-12-2007 05:59 PM

Personally, I think it is an illegal law, unconstitutionally JUST WRONG!


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