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Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas have rallied with gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety to organize a March 24, 2018 protest in Washington, D.C., dubbed the March for Our Lives, and have garnered national attention.

Prospective Students Protesting Gun Reform Will Not Face Repercussions

High school students who participate in peaceful protests, such as demonstrations concerning gun reform, will not face negative admissions repercussions when applying to Georgetown University, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions announced yesterday, joining peer institutions in showing support for student activists. “We provide applicants an opportunity to elaborate on any[Read More…]

by February 25, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Activists Fight for Gun Rights

The pro-gun coalition has geared up for a fight against the emergency legislation passed by the D.C. Council in response to the overturn of the ban on handguns. In July, the U.S. District Court struck down the ban on conceal-and-carry weapons in Washington, D.C., in Palmer v. District of Columbia,[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Restricting With Reason

In response to the D.C. District Court’s ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia — which invalidated the District’s ban on the carrying of handguns outside the home for lawful self-defense — the D.C. Council has proposed new legislation banning these weapons in certain sensitive places and requiring that those[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

DC Council Proposes Concealed Carry Permit

The D.C. Council will vote Tuesday on emergency legislation that would allow citizens of the District to carry concealed weapons in public. Announced Wednesday, the proposal came in response to the U.S. District Court ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia, which deemed the gun regulations prohibiting D.C. citizens from[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Most D.C. Guns Imported

Almost all of the guns used in crimes in D.C. are imported from other states, a new report says, with Maryland and Virginia as the chief exporters. The report, published on Sept. 27 by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition of mayors founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News