Lesson 4 Assignment

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EDITORIAL Gun Lobby First  Published: September 18, 2008 The House  stampeded  past  serious  public safety concerns and the  democratic rights  of residents of the District of Columbia on Wednesday to  approve a bill that would gut  sensible  gun controls in the nation’s capital. In all, 85 Democrats joined with a nearly  unanimous  block of Republican  lawmakers to pass the  dangerous  measure 266 to 152, a reminder that  catering  to the  gun lobby  during election season is a  bipartisan  affliction.  The bill was pushed by the National Rifle Association and opposed by the  District Police Department.  Supporters of the bill argued,  disingenuously , that the bill was  necessary  to  bring the district in  compliance  with the Supreme Court ruling in June that  struck down the city’s  longstanding
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  • Fall '08
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Firearm, Gun politics in the United States, District of Columbia, Gun Lobby

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