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… Interesting News in Gun Rights [#Palmer v DC]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 29th,2014

.. Palmer v DC is , of course , the great victory for gun rights in the nation ‘ s capitol …

.. Palmer was brought to finally bring down the idiotic gun restrictions in our Nation ‘ s Capitol . The Heller case brought them down , in theory , but the DC government played dirty with their local laws . They passed local laws so onerous and disgusting that it was impossible for anyone to legally carry a gun outside the home …

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog news post ..

.. now , Palmer changes all of that . It is also interesting that none of the local federal district court judges heard the case . The case went to a senior judge , and one from upstate New York . The D.C. government had to groan at that prospect , and they were right . They lost …

.. What happens now ? An appeal to the D.C. Circuit (that is the normal appeals circuit that would hear the case ) is in the offing . The anti – gun rights groups , though are scared to death , either way . The appeals decision in Moore v Madigan in the 7th Circuit is hanging over their collective heads …

.. So , win or lose , an appeal would set up a conflict between circuits , one that the US Supreme Court would love to get its hands on ….

.. now , all sorts of DC and federal agencies are going to have to come up with firearms policies …

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