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Holy Smokes! Washington DC CCW Ban Overturned!

This. Is. Amazing.

From the federal circuit court judge ruling on Palmer vs. DC:

In light of Heller, McDonald, and their progeny, 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 outside the home is constitutional under any level of scrutiny. Therefore, the Court finds that the District of Columbia’s complete ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional…

Read more from Alan Gura about this, and the other cases that paved the way for this decision.

Let freedom ring!

Update: Not long after carry was allowed in DC, the court issued a stay, and the laws that were struck down were put back in place temporarily so DC can write some laws regarding carry.

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Editor/Head Honcho at Triangle Tactical. Lucas is a life long shooter and outdoorsman, avid concealed carrier and competitive shooter, and a lover of pork fat.


  1. I imagine there are a ton of politicians just crapped their pants.

    I agree, let freedom ring!

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