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Response to Neon Gods (Reply #12)

Fri Feb 27, 2015, 02:24 PM

16. "Has that been declared unconstitutional?"

That's the weasel technique grabbers use and that's why they aren't trusted. Grabbers like to harass people with onerous rules that people can't abide by then say, "Well, that's the law. If you don't like spend 12 years of your life and 30 years of your income fighting it up to the USSC."

Corrupt authoritarians suck.


To remind you of the background, the City Council passed a law in the fall that allowed for handguns to be carried in public, but the bar was set very high for a permit. You have to prove you have so-called special dangers -- specific and current threats against you or your property.

Any day now, the judge will rule on whether the city is in contempt of court for writing a new law that is still unconstitutional.

I applied for a permit as soon as the law went into effect. At the end of October, I went to the firearms registration office at police headquarters.

Milton Agurs, who works in the office, explained to me that few people will pass muster to get a permit.

"Your life is in danger, your family or your property, or you have the type of business you carry large sums of money, jewelry. Under those circumstances, that's why you get conceal carry in the District of Columbia," he said.

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