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Topic - Parker V. District Of Columbia
Heller joined The Washington Times in 1986, and he became a columnist in the early 1990s. He remained with the newspaper until it folded its sports section in December 2009, then contributed bi-weekly columns for a time after the section returned in March 2011.
Gun-control legislation got a much closer look over the past year in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings — but the District and gun-rights activists have been fighting their own battle on the issue for the better part of a decade.
The District of Columbia will do anything to stop law-abiding people from owning firearms to defend themselves. Washington’s city council put in place the most onerous gun registration requirement in the country. So Dick Heller is taking D.C. to court again in a case known as “Heller II.” Judge James Boasberg
The latest gun-control scheme that starts on Jan. 1 will force every legal firearm owner in the nation’s capital to go in person to police headquarters to renew their registration certificates.
Re-registration is an assault on the Second Amendment
Liberals are anxious to talk about workplace or school shootings when it suits their political agenda. That's why the usual suspects are observing a vow of silence regarding Wednesday's armed attack on the Family Research Council (FRC).
The District of Columbia can bar residents from owning assault weapons and require them to register their handguns without violating the Second Amendment, but the district must explain further why its numerous handgun registration requirements are necessary, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
"Any security guard anywhere else in the country -- where we have 49 states that have concealed carry -- that security guard could have been carrying," Mr. Heller told The Washington Times. "If this shooter would have pulled what he did in Maryland, they would have taken him out in a body bag."
Dick Heller, the District's most famous security guard, said he thinks Washington's gun laws made the FRC incident especially dangerous.