Gun Rights

D.C. Handgun Ban Found Unconstitutional

No more!

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 A federal judge ruled that Washington's ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional.

In a ruling made public Saturday, Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. said that "there is no longer any basis on which this court can conclude that the District of Columbia's total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns is constitutional under any level of scrutiny.

Scullin made the ruling on Thursday in U.S. District Court, according to the published opinion.

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