Gun Ban Stands (for now)
In his ruling, Shadur appeared to caution the city that its victory might be short-lived.
"This court should not be misunderstood as either rejecting or endorsing the logic of plaintiff's argument. It may well carry the day before a court that is unconstrained by the obligation to follow the unreversed precedent of a court that occupies a higher position in the judicial firmament," the decision stated.
Earlier this week, the D.C. Council replaced its overturned law with new regulations that require gun owners to receive five hours of safety training and register their firearms every three years.
Gun owners in the nation's capital would also face criminal background checks every six years.
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