Norton Says Pending Rubio-Garrett D.C. Gun Bill Seeks To Permit Guns In Schools And Creates Special Exemption In Federal Law To Allow Out-of-State Residents To Carry In D.C. Schools
Norton Says Pending Rubio-Garrett D.C. Gun Bill Seeks to Permit Guns in Schools and Creates Special Exemption in Federal Law to Allow Out-of-State Residents to Carry in D.C. Schools
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), in light of the current intense public debate about guns in schools, today highlighted the provisions in a pending District of Columbia gun bill sponsored by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Tom Garrett (R-VA) that seeks to overturn D.C. and federal bans on guns in schools. Their bill goes even further by seeking to eliminate virtually all of the District’s gun safety laws.
“The Rubio-Garrett D.C. gun bill is straight from a National Rifle Association wish list,” Norton said. “The bill not only seeks to legalize assault weapons …