Mayor Adrian Fenty has acknowledged the obvious: "We have one of the highest homicide rates in the country but at the same time have the strictest [gun] law." Of course, his solution was that every place else needed more gun control. Then, D.C. Council member Marion Barry and three other lawmakers proposed suspending the city`s 30-year-old handgun ban. For 90 days, Washingtonians should be able to buy and register handguns. It is a good start, though a permanent repeal would make more sense.
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