Caught In The Crosshairs: D.C. Second Amendment Fight Isn’t Over, Appeal to Carry Ruling has Been Filed

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Apparently winning back your inalienable rights is harder than it seems. What more could we expect form D.C., though. Check out why the law is being appealed.

WASHINGTON –D.C. is in the cross hairs of a Second Amendment fight. The city is the only place in the country that has a complete ban on carrying guns outside the home. Last month, U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Scullin ruled in the Palmer case that the law was unconstitutional and D.C. had to allow people to carry guns.

In an exclusive interview, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told FOX 5 on Thursday that he will appeal the gun carry ruling, making the information public for the first time.

“The whole issue of the public carrying of a firearm is very complicated,” Mendelson said. “And I believe the executive and the attorney general will continue with the appeal.”

Also this week, the city asked the court for six more months to rewrite its gun laws.

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