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  • Federal Judge Upholds D.C.'s Post-'Heller' Firearm Restrictions

    03/29/2010 10:21:45 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 23 replies · 1,508+ views
    The National Law Journa ^ | March 29, 2010 | Tony Mauro
    Judge Ricardo Urbina of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Friday that the Washington, D.C., firearm ordinances enacted after the Supreme Court's D.C. v. Heller decision in 2008 "permissibly regulate the exercise of the core Second Amendment right to use firearms for the purpose of self-defense in the home." Urbina dismissed a case brought by Dick Heller, the same plaintiff who challenged the previous D.C. ordinance in the Supreme Court. Heller challenged the District's firearms registration process, its ban on assault weapons and its prohibition of "large capacity ammunition feeding devices," claiming they violated the Second...