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House Passes "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act"

The United States House of Representatives passed the "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act" ("Act") by a vote of 272-154. The Act would require all states which issue concealed carry permits ("CCW") to recognize CCW permits from all other states. In other words, under the Act, if a citizen of Nebraska has a Nebraska CCW, he or she [...]

November 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|

D.C. Court of Appeals: Handgun Registration Permitted, No Right to Bear "Assault Weapons"

Last week, in Heller v District of Columbia (“Heller II”), the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (“Court”) ruled that the Second Amendment did not prevent the District from banning “assault weapons” and firearms with a magazine capacity of over ten rounds. Assault weapons were defined by the District according to their [...]

October 25th, 2011|Uncategorized|