Another Ridiculous Gun Regulation Challenged In Washington, D.C.by Doug Mataconis
A D.C. woman filed suit in U.S. District Court yesterday, claiming that the city would not let her register a pistol because of its color.
Tracey A. Hanson argued that her application to register a .45-caliber semiautomatic was denied because the gun is not on the California Safe Handgun Roster, which is the standard in the city.
Hanson tried to register a two-tone, stainless steel/black pistol, according to the suit. But the list has that model in olive drab green, dark earth or black, not in two-tone, stainless/black, the suit asserts. Hanson said rejection for that reason “seemed so arbitrary.”
Peter Nickles, the city’s attorney general, said he had not seen the lawsuit and could not discuss its details.
But he said he is confident that the D.C. regulations are “completely appropriate” under the Second Amendment.
Of course he does.
Hanson’s lawsuit joins one filed by Dick Heller, the main Plaintiff in the original lawsuit, back in July which challenges new gun laws passed by the city as too restrictive.