Court Blocks DC’s Enforcement of Gun Restrictions

A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked Washington, D.C., from enforcing strict limits on carrying concealed firearms in public, restrictions that police officials have said are necessary to promote public safety in the nation’s capital, reports the Washington Post. In a 2-to-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the District’s system, which requires a “good reason . . . Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!

ABA Opposes 2 Federal Conceal-Carry Bills

The American Bar Association says the the proposed legislation “offends deeply rooted principles of federalism where public safety is traditionally the concern of state and local government.”