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D.C. Wire Archive: Gun Ban Case

Gray reacts to Post article on guns

At a news conference Tuesday, Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) recalled how his older brother accidentally fired their father's gun while cleaning it when they were children -- a near miss that helped shape his support of gun-control laws.

By Nikita Stewart  | February 8, 2011; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Gun Ban Case, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray  
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McCain, Tester plan Senate bill to repeal most D.C. gun laws

Two U.S. senators plan to introduce legislation Tuesday that would repeal most of the District's gun laws and restrict the D.C. Council from regulating firearms. The bill comes one week after District officials dropped efforts to secure a voting member in the House because of similar pro-gun language attached to...

By Ann E. Marimow  | April 27, 2010; 3:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Ann E. Marimow, Gun Ban Case  | Tags:  Council of the District of Columbia, D.C. Council, John McCain  
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Gray, Evans say Arenas's errors harm city's youths

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. District leaders reacted to the Arenas saga after announcing the finalization of a deal for the city to buy three properties owned by the financially-troubled Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington to ensure that programs continue. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) would not comment...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | January 7, 2010; 2:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Gun Ban Case, Mayor Fenty, Nikita Stewart  
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Nickles Responds to Gun Suit

Attorney General Peter Nickles has filed a formal response to a lawsuit in which four gun rights activists argue they should be allowed to carry loaded handguns on the streets of the District. The individuals, backed by the Second Amendment Foundation, filed their suit last month in federal court. In...

By Anne Bartlett  | September 10, 2009; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Gun Ban Case, Tim Craig  
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Poll: Is Fenty Right on Gun Amendment?

Washington mayor Adrian Fenty says District residents want a voice in the House, even if the city loses control of its gun laws in gaining it. Do you agree?...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | March 20, 2009; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Gun Ban Case, Mayor Fenty, Voting Rights  
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Giving Up Gun Laws For Voting Rights?

The D.C. Council will hold a special legislative meeting today to approve a resolution that will declare the council's opposition to an amendment attached to the District voting rights bill by Senate Republicans that would significantly loosen the city's gun laws. The amendment would prohibit the District from enacting laws...

By Nikita R Stewart  | March 3, 2009; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Gun Ban Case, Voting Rights  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Council Chair Gray on Schools, Guns and More, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 5, 2009
Mendelson Moves for Changes to D.C. Gun Control Bill, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
D.C. Vote Leader Slams Pelosi, House, David A Nakamura , August 1, 2008
Heller Registers His Gun, Marcia Davis , July 18, 2008
Gun Dealer "Bides" His Time, Marcia Davis , July 18, 2008
District Gun Registration Starts Tomorrow, Marcia Davis , July 16, 2008
Gun Ban Roundtable, Nikita R Stewart , July 2, 2008
Mendelson Introduces Gun Bill, Nikita R Stewart , July 1, 2008
Police Chief's Memo on Supreme Court Ruling, Marcia Davis , June 27, 2008
Video Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling, David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
Police Union Chief: City's Reaction Insufficient, David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton Responds to Gun Ruling, David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
D.C. Government Phone Number For Gun Questions, David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
Reaction to Gun Ruling (*Updated), David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
D.C Gun Ban Decision: Poll and Comment, Washington Post Editors , June 26, 2008
D.C. Attorney General: All Guns Must Be Registered, David A Nakamura , June 26, 2008
 
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