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D.C. Council considers relaxing gun laws

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The District's top lawmaker wants to loosen penalties for nonresidents who break two of the city's firearms laws, part of a gun control policy long considered to be one of the nation's most stringent.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson has introduced legislation that would allow prosecutors to offer "administrative dispositions" to nonresidents accused of possessing unregistered firearms or ammunition, allowing them to avoid criminal convictions.

Read the article: The Washington Examiner


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