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  • D.C. homicides at lowest level since 1963

    01/02/2011 11:43:37 AM PST · by CharlesWayneCT · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 1/1/2011 | Matthew Cella
    The District finished 2010 with 131 homicides — a 9 percent reduction from 2009 and the lowest number of killings in the nation's capital since 1963. ... Montgomery County saw an increase from 13 homicides in 2009 to 17 last year. ... Fairfax County also recorded a modest increase, from 14 killings in 2009 to 16 last year, while Arlington County recorded one killing last year compared with two in 2009. For the District, the continued declines in homicides during this decade to nearly half-century lows are impressive. The city less than 20 years ago recorded 482 killings, when turf...
  • Gun Facts: Heller media brief now available

    02/18/2008 8:49:23 AM PST · by Joe Brower · 23 replies · 234+ views
    Gun Facts ^ | 2/15/2008 | Guy Smith
    Gun Facts: Heller media brief now available Direct link: CLICK HERE Guy Smith, the author of "Gun Facts", has compiled a handy reference guide to the landmark Heller vs. DC case coming up soon before the SCOTUS. A must read. From Guy's email: *** A while back I asked everyone on the Gun Facts list if we should create a media briefing book about the pending Supreme Court handgun ban case (D.C. vs. Heller). The overwhelming consensus was "hell yes." That brief is now complete, and printed copies has been mailed to over 200 reporters in major metro newspapers and...