US Supreme Court Strikes Down Gun Ban: D.C. Prohibition on Handguns Ruled Unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment is an individual right and that the District of Columbia violated that right with the ban on handguns and assembled long guns.

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Richard is a police officer with a medium sized, central Florida department, and previously worked for a Metro-Atlanta agency.  He has served as a field training officer, court officer, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, watch commander, commander of a field training and evaluation program, and general pain in the butt to management-types looking to cut training hours.

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Richard Johnson is a gun writer, police trainer and really bad joke teller. Check out his other writing on sites like Human Events, The Firearm Blog and Police & Security News.

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