The Second Amendment hating politicians of the District of Columbia fear losing at the Supreme Court because of the national repercussions that will follow. They would rather not appeal the case than have another national 2nd amendment ruling. Do these people have no shame?
Via The Washington Post:
D.C. officials say they will decide this week whether to ask the Supreme Court to review a ruling striking down the city’s restrictions on carrying concealed guns — a choice that could determine the fate of similar laws in cities such as New York and Los Angeles and that is being closely watched by national gun-control activists.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in July rejected a District law that requires residents to demonstrate a “good reason” to obtain a permit to carry a gun in public. The same court last week declined the city’s request to rehear the case.
Appealing the ruling to the Supreme Court would give the city a chance to save the law. But it would also open a window for the justices to further constrain the power of cities and states to regulate firearms.
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