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Guns Archive: March 2012

  • VIDEO: Emily Miller on NRA News (March 2012)

    VIDEO: Senior Editor Emily Miller was interviewed by NRA News about her investigation of gun transport laws in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Cam Edwards is the host of the radio show "Cam and Company." Published March 31 2012

  • MILLER: Transporting guns in Maryland

    D.C. gun transport laws are not nearly as stringent as city officials tell the public. But while D.C.’s transport laws turn out to be similar to the standard state law and the federal law, its neighbor Maryland has many more restrictions. Published March 29 2012

  • MILLER: D.C.'s gun law deception

    Washington, D.C. police appear prepared to arrest gun owners even if they aren’t breaking the law. The written and verbal information given out by the city to gun owners is frequently incorrect. Transporting a gun through the District, whether as a resident or visitor, is not nearly as big of a legal risk as the police department experts say. However, the possibility of being falsely arrested and having your legal gun taken away remain a significant concern. Published March 13 2012

  • MILLER: D.C. gun owners win a round

    After four years of trying to hide from the Supreme Court’s Heller decision, Washington realized its gun laws had to change. On Tuesday, the D.C. Council voted unanimously to relax firearm registration requirements. The process to fix the law started just a few weeks after The Washington Times began a series documenting the District’s excessive hurdles to gun ownership. Published March 7 2012

  • MILLER: D.C. deputy mayor's crime solution: Be a victim

    Washington residents are up in arms, though not armed. With violent crime up 40 percent in the first two months of the year - including double the number of robberies at gunpoint - residents are looking for ways to protect themselves. Elected officials and police have no solution. (VIDEO) Published March 1 2012