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1 min ago | The Washington Post

Licensed handgun carry now legal in District of Columbia: Palmer v. DC

On Saturday afternoon, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled unconstitutional the District's absolute prohibition on the carrying of handguns outside the home for lawful self-defense, in the case of Palmer v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

Washington, D.C., handgun ban is unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge has found a Washington, D.C., ban on carrying handguns unconstitutional, according to court filings made public Saturday.

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The Macon Telegraph

10 Things to Know for Monday

A Palestinian shows his pet bird which he managed to catch amid the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Jurist

Federal Judge declares DC gun law unconstitutional

It is reported [ Washinton Post report] that Judge Scullin issued an order addressed to the city and police department to end the ban on firearms.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, US Governors, Mike Pence, Jerry Brown

KNUS-AM Aurora

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TheBlaze.com

Big Legal Victory for Carrying Handguns Outside the Home in City That Had Banned the Practice

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

KFVS12

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KFVS12

American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Liberia, World News, Africa

Salon

Why 2014 is a major election year for marijuana reform

Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this fall to decide the fate of pot Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this November and decide whether or not to radically alter the way many parts of America deal with pot.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Italy, World News

Lucianne.com

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Haaretz is Israel's establishment, liberal newspaper. Scott once described it to me in shorthand as the New York Times of Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Libya, Nigeria

Nature Neuroscience

Post-Doctoral Scientist

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees .

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, George Washington University, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Federal judge rules DC ban on handguns unconstitutional

A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

Examiner.com

How Common Core promises to ready students for college-level humanities study

The Common Core State Standards -- new, nationwide learning guidelines for what K-12 students should know and be able to do in English language arts at each grade level -- promise to ready students for the rigors of college study.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Blog News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Free Republic

D.C. Has Constitutional Carry for an Unknown Time

Alan Gura reports that the District Court, after nearly five years of stonewalling, has found for the Constitutional right to bear arms outside of the home.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

Free Republic

Federal District Court Victory for Gura in Palmer v. 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.

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Trucker

Ferro leaving FMCSA to become president and CEO of American...

FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, seen here at the Con-way Freight-Connecticut Operation Safe Driving Press Conference in October 2013, said July 25 she will be leaving the agency in late August.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Free Republic

you don't have a right to know' what's going on in government

Eleanor Holmes Norton, the non-voting congressional delegate for the District of Columbia, angrily sputtered during a congressional hearing Friday that the White House should not be held up to scrutiny, saying that there was no right to know what it was doing behind closed doors.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, District of Columbia Government, US Politics, Elijah Cummings

The Hill

Bombshell: Ethics office alleges illegal lobbying

The Office of Congressional Ethics has for the first time accused an entity of lobbying Congress illegally.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

JD Supra

President Obama Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Federal...

On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in employment decisions based on applicants' or employees' sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, District of Columbia Government

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