June 18th 2015

Circuit Court Issues Stay on
Lower Court's D.C. Gun Carry Ruling

Stay allows controversial 'good reason' clause to go back into effect


Just when it had seemed as though D.C. might just get rid of its crazy 'good reason' rule for good (JPFO Alert 5/21/15), we find that an Appeals Court has issued a stay -- judged however by SAF to be only a temporary set back. Let us hope so.

By Stephen Gutowski. June 15th, 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an emergency administrative stay of a ruling against the current gun carry law in Washington, D.C., on Friday.

The stay allows the city to continue enforcing the "good reason" clause contained within the law while the court considers whether or not to grant a long-term stay covering the length of city's appeal.

The "good reason" clause, which was ruled unconstitutional by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on May 18, lets D.C. police chief Cathy Lanier decide whether applicants have a good reason to carry a firearm. The city has said it does not consider high crime rates or a general desire for self-defense applicable reasons under their law....... -->

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