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Man Arrested for Stabbing Transgender Teen on D.C. Metro

Authorities say a 15-year-old transgender teenager who was stabbed on the Green Line Metro in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. is currently recovering… 226 more words

10 Questions With Homeless Advocate Jeff Lenhart

Jeff Lenhart is a homeless advocate in Dubuque, Iowa. He is known by some as the “undercover homeless” for his advocacy on behalf of homeless persons. 713 more words

5 Latin Clubs in DC You MUST Visit

If you know me personally then you know that I looovvveee Latin music. I speak Spanish, I do Zumba and my iTunes library has a good number of Reggaeton and Bachata in it. 409 more words

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BIG Victory in Palmer v. D.C.!

Justice never sleeps…. not even on a Saturday afternoon, when this opinion was just handed down.

In light of Heller, McDonald, and their progeny, there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia’s total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is constitutional under any level of scrutiny. 121 more words

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BREAKING: Victory in Palmer v. D.C. 'The Court finds that the District of Columbia’s complete ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional'

Just in: For Reality-Based Litigationalangura writes,

Justice never sleeps…. not even on a Saturday afternoon, when this opinion was just handed down.

In light of Heller, McDonald, and their progeny, there is no longer any basis on which this Court can conclude that the District of Columbia’s total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is constitutional under any level of scrutiny. 275 more words

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With the Majority Leadership, there came to Senator Munson not only a much more direct responsibility for running the Senate, but in a curious sense which he never expressed to anyone except May, because it would have sounded precious and pretentious, an almost fatherly sense of responsibility for the country.

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Obama on D.C. statehood: ‘I’m for it’

Editor’s note:  Statehood for the District of Columbia has long been one of the “big ideas” in the hopper for resolving D.C.’s problematic relationship to the federal government and for granting D.C.’s citizens the full scope of rights enjoyed by other Americans.   718 more words