Plaintiff Dick Heller, who successfully challenged the District`s ban on handguns, stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Exactly two weeks ago, we told Mayor Adrian Fenty and the D.C. Council that the overbearing emergency legislation regulating gun purchases, registration and ownership they passed would face a lawsuit. The week before, we told them how to possibly avoid litigation. City Hall did not listen. Despite the Supreme Court ruling, the District remains onerous.

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