Bearing ArmsRubio, Jordan File "Second Amendment …

Posted: March 29, 2015 at 8:52 pm

Posted by Bob Owens on March 26, 2015 at 5:15 pm

The District of Columbia has long been one of the least-free areas of the United States, with offensive gun control laws that make it nearly impossible for citizens to defend themselves from the many predators that roam the streets of the nations capital.

Florida Senator and presumed Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan are looking to strip D.C.s local government of the authority to pass and enforce the draconian anti-gun laws that have effectively rendered D.C. a gun free zone.

Rubios proposed Second Amendment Enforcement Act of 2015 is narrowly tailored to address the continued spiteful resistance of the right to bear arms by arecalcitrant City Council.

From Rubios press release.

In order to achieve the American Dream, people need to be able to live in safe communities and be able to protect themselves, their families and their properties from danger. The lawful exercise of the Second Amendment is part of what makes this possible,said Rubio. For years, the District of Columbia has infringed on its residents Second Amendment rights and rendered them vulnerable to criminals who could care less what the gun laws are. This legislation will finally allow D.C.s law-abiding residents and visitors access to firearms for sporting or lawful defense of themselves and their homes, businesses and families.

Washington, D.C. has some of the harshest laws against gun owners in the nation,Jordan said. By rolling back unnecessary restrictions and protecting the rights of homeowners to protect themselves, this bill will make Washington, D.C. a safer place for law-abiding citizens, and will restore the original intent of the Second Amendment to our nations capital.

The legislation would:

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