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  • Lieutenant Augustine Kim

    MILLER: House votes to exempt military from D.C. gun laws

    The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution Friday that expresses the sense of Congress that active duty military living or stationed in the District of Columbia should have the right to carry a gun. The measure sponsored by Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican, was passed by voice vote as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes the Pentagon’s budget for 2014.

  • Lieutenant Augustine Kim

    MILLER: Drive across America, armed

    Americans choose to take to the roads for va- cations and to visit friends and family on Memorial Day. Often, they'll bring their firearms with them for sport or personal protection, and it's perfectly legal under federal law.

  • Washington Metropolitan Police Department property clerk approves release of Lt. Augustine Kim's firearms. Photo by Emily Miller for The Washington Times.

    MILLER: Soldier gets his guns

    The active duty soldier who had his guns confiscated by the District of Columbia two years ago will have his property returned by Memorial Day. It took the help of a high-powered lawyer, two U.S. Senators, a member of Congress and national publicity to force the obstinate District to show some respect for the Constitution. It should never happen again.

  • Some of the firearms confiscated in a yearlong undercover investigation that resulted in the arrests of 70 suspects were put on display at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters Monday in the District by Chief Cathy L. Lanier. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

    MILLER: Soldier wants his guns back

    Republicans are trying to ensure the District respects the full constitutional rights of our military personnel.

  • Lieutenant Augustine Kim

    EDITORIAL: D.C. grabs guns from soldier

    The District grabbed the guns belonging to 1st Lt. Augustine Kim and won't give them back. Two years ago, the South Carolina Army national guardsman had been injured on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. Now he's fighting to restore his constitutional rights.

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  • The AR-15 rifle, upper receiver groups, pistols and various parts in the District's possession have had a significant amount of custom work done, and Lt. Kim says replacing them would cost more than $10,000.

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  • "They said, 'That may be true, however, since you stopped at Walter Reed, that makes you in violation of the registration laws.'

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