Hand Gun Law

Let’s return to the days of poll taxes

By Peter Hodges
After all, why not?
For those that are confused by the title, perhaps you are unfamiliar with the recent ruling in Heller vs. Washington, D. C. in which the Supreme Court upheld the right of citizens to bear arms as individuals. Furthermore, they ruled that the law in Washington, D.C. banning handguns was unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court's Take on the Second Amendment

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to endorse the view that the Second Amendment gives individuals the right to own guns, but was less clear about whether to retain the District of Columbia's ban on handguns.

Washington, D.C. Handgun Ban to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

Reuters is reporting that the 31 year-old law banning hand guns in Washington, D.C. will be reviewed by the Supreme Court in the first half of next year. A U.S. Appeals court has already struck down the law on the grounds that it violates the Second Amendment of the Constitution.

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