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Guns Archive: November 2011


  • MILLER: Interstate Travel for a D.C. Gun

    In all my struggles so far with the red tape the District requires before I can get my hands on a legal gun, the safety class requirement was the most time-consuming, expensive and difficult to fulfill. How can it be constitutional for D.C. residents to be forced to go to another state to exercise their 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms? Published November 17 2011

  • MILLER: Taking the D.C. gun safety class

    It took weeks of research and dozens of phone calls to finally find a suitable place to take the required gun safety class to register a handgun in the nation's capital. Thanks to a referral from Atlantic guns, I found Donna Worthy -- even though she's not on the list of certified instructors given out by Metropolitan Police Department. Published November 14 2011

  • MILLER: Washington’s unsafe, gun safety class

    To legally own a gun in the nation’s capital, you have to take a gun safety class from a D.C.-certified instructor. This requirement has become my biggest source of frustration in getting a legal handgun because the city makes finding a class so difficult. Published November 7 2011

  • MILLER: Newt Gingrich: D.C. deliberately undermining Second Amendment

    GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich believes that the Washington, D.C. city government is ignoring the 2008 Supreme Court decision that recognized the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies in Washington. Published November 4 2011