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Controversial Washington D.C. Gun Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on July 28, 2014 @ 3:04PM
Created on July 27, 2014 @ 4:32PM
The controversial ban of handguns in public places in Washington D.C. has been ruled unconstitutional.
Federal judge Frederick Scullin Jr. has declared Washington D.C.'s gun control law that bans carrying handguns in public unconstitutional, and has ordered that its enforcement be stopped. The ruling was made public Saturday, and immediately instructed the city to end its pistol carrying restrictions.  Judge Scullin stated that a total ban on citizen's rights to carry handguns was unconstitutional, and that the law must be stopped until the city can adopt constitutionally valid legislation. It is unclear at this time if the city of Washington D.C. will appeal the ruling.
5 News talked to local residents, who had strong opinions on the decision.
"What gives anybody else the right to tell me I cant protect my home, or my children, or whatever I have, my dogs. And how can you tell me that a cop can drive around with a pistol, but if I go through the proper channels and get a permit, I can't?" said Roger Clark of Harrison County.
"Truthfully I believe in the Second Amendment rights. I think our forefathers had the right idea when they initiated that amendment." added Cliff Reppert of Harrison County.
5 News realizes not everyone feels the ban is unconstitutional, however no one could be found to voice their opinion.

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Mar 11, 2015 at 7:32 PM
My thoughts on the Second Amendment to our u.S.A. Constitution. (Check out Constitutional scholar Publius Huldah on youtube).

"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. " In simple English what do you think "the people" means? The only other time We "the people" is used in the declaration of Independence. As literally interpreted they shall be no law to infringe upon the right of legal law-abiding American citizens to keep and bear arms. If the government has automatic machine guns, so shall the 2nd Amendment permit legal law-abiding citizens to own automatic machine guns. Remember the REAL ISSUE here is CONTROL of the many by the few. That's why those who would rule us and tell how what to think, what actions we make take, and so on and so forth put such great effort and money into disarming "we, the people". Though Citizens of These united [Sovereign] States of America have fallen down on monitoring those we put into office who are to be OUR SERVANTS, many people are waking up. Emotionally gut wrenching Luciferian Alinsky's and Obamaton's tactics are having less and less effect as American Citizens see them for what they are. It's a great idea for those who would rule over us to disarm law-abiding American citizens. Just like Hitler or Castro or any other dictator who has disarmed its citizens before taking CONTROL over people. The real issue is CONTROL of the many by the few. Regardless of how much money George Soros and his fascist cronies throw aroudn to destroy These united [Sovereign] States of America, it ain't gonna work no more. Too many people, who do understand their duty to a republic ARE waking up~! ......... p.s. Don't be suckered in by the call for a Constitution Convention under Article 5 to "improve" our Founders Constitution. The "cover story" is that such a Convention will reign in the power excesses of the federal government which has GONE FAR BEYOND the enumerated powers the Founders permitted. If Soros, Sunstein, Eric Holder and their cronies are for it......... that is a loud and clear WARNING to be against it~! Whose funding this sneaky attack on our Constitution? Why George Soros of course, who is trying to buy worldwide fascism which has many aliases none of which are FREEDOM nor LIBERTY~! fyi See Publius Huldah, Constitutional Scholar on youtube. Don't let the Luciferian Alinsky-ites or Obamatons fool you or take you down~! Check out youtube before "net neutrality" causes these MOST IMPORTANT lessons on our Constitution disappear~!
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