Sunday, March 18, 2007

Defending the Constitution

Last week, the 30 year old ban on owning handguns in DC was overturned in an historic ruling by the US Court of Appeals. This effort was led and self-financed by a " self-made millionaire who thinks the government interferes too much with people's liberties."

"It was his idea, his project, his philosophical mission to mount a legal challenge to the city's "draconian" gun restrictions, which are among the toughest in the nation. The statute offends his libertarian principles "

"By the way, I'm not a member of any of those pro-gun groups," he said. "I don't travel in those circles. My interest is in vindicating the Constitution."

Isn't this the best reason for fighting against overzealous lawmakers?

The DC Government promises to appeal the decision. Read the entire story Here

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