July 17, 2008 12:40PM

Supreme Court Rules, But Behold the Rigmarole

Dick Heller won in the Supreme Court, but the D.C. government is creating a rigmarole of a process for residents to exercise their constitutional right. Looks like everyone one is going to need a lawyer to guide them through the morassat least in the near term.


Washington Post columnist Marc Fisher says that DC officials held a press conference where they seemed to be amused by the cumbersome registration process they have created: “There are circumstances where it could take months,” Police Chief Cathy Lanier conceded, and you could almost hear the elected officials around her emitting “heh‐​hehs” of mischievous delight. Read the whole thing