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Senate Version Of D.C.'s Personal Protection Act Introduced

Friday, May 20, 2005

Companion legislation in the U.S. Senate to H.R. 1288--the House version of the "District of Columbia Personal Protection Act"--has been introduced by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.), with 30 Senate cosponsors.  The bill number is S. 1082. H.R. 1288 currently has 128 cosponsors. 
 
As does its House counterpart, S. 1082 seeks to restore the constitutionally-guaranteed Second Amendment rights of the residents of the District of Columbia.  The need for this legislation is obvious.  While effectively banning handgun ownership for over a quarter-century, Washington, D.C. consistently has one of the highest homicide rates in the nation.  "D.C.'s politicians have stripped law-abiding residents of their ability to defend themselves and their families," said NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox.  "Passage of the ‘District of Columbia Personal Protection Act' will remedy this senseless and dangerous injustice."

Please be sure to contact your U.S. Senators and Representative and ask them to cosponsor and support S. 1082 & H.R. 1288.

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