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Washington Post  

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Congress moves to alter D.C. gun laws

On Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), reintroduced a bill to repeal the District’s gun-control laws, which are among ...

Washington Post  

Thursday, December 29, 2016

In D.C., the federal government gives released criminals many chances to fail

Over two years, 23-year-old Steven Pugh violated almost every condition of his court-ordered probation for carrying a gun ...

Washington Post  

Thursday, December 22, 2016

He says he robbed 100 people in D.C. Could he have been stopped before he killed?

D.C. judges twice sentenced him — for simple assault and robbery — under the District’s Youth Rehabilitation Act, ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

D.C. to lift stun-gun ban after constitutional challenge by gun rights advocates

The District government will not seek to enforce the city’s stun-gun ban against three residents who challenged the ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Federal appeals court questions D.C.’s restrictions on concealed carry of firearms

Appeals court judges had tough questions on Tuesday for the District’s lawyers about strict limits the city places ...

Washington Times  

Monday, September 19, 2016

D.C.’s gun laws to be tested in federal appeals court

It’s been two years since a federal court struck down the District’s ban on carrying handguns in public, ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The high court struck down D.C.’s gun ban eight years ago, but the fight continues

Nearly a decade after the Supreme Court struck down the District’s long-standing ban on handguns, the city is ...

Washington Post  

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

D.C.: Outgoing police chief decries District’s ‘broken’ criminal justice system

D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier leaves her post in two weeks with high popularity and crime down ...

Washington Free Beacon.com  

Friday, August 5, 2016

DC Travel Guide Rejects NRA Museum Ad

The travel guide published by the Washington, D.C., official convention and sports authority has refused to run ads ...

Washington Post  

Friday, June 24, 2016

D.C. Mayor calls for more gun control

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser joined Lanier, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and other officials are calling for ...


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