Skip to comments.AmmoLand News Cited in DC Mass Transportation Second Amendment Gun Case
Posted on 01/23/2023 3:58:31 AM PST by marktwain
AmmoLand News has been cited in the Angelo v. District of Columbia case. The case challenges the constitutionality of a ban on carrying arms on public transportation in the District of Columbia.
The AmmoLand article is cited, and the illustration is shown, on page 27 of the Memorandum of Points and Authorities submitted to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, on October 30, 2022.
The illustration was published on Freerepublic.com as part of a discussion about a proposed NY law to restrict ammunition by a Freeper with the screen name of Ruy Dias de Bivar, on post #24.
This correspondent inquired about the image’s provenance and learned it came from The Remington Historical Treasury of American Guns, published in 1966.
This correspondent obtained a copy of the Remington Historical Treasury of American Guns, which credited the New York Public Library Picture Collection. The New York Library Picture Collection was contacted. They found a somewhat later version of the image was published in the Police Gazzette on April 19, 1884.
A brother of this correspondent urged him to contact the attorneys in the case of Angelo v. D.C. The attorneys were contacted and were glad to receive the information.
On October 30, 2022, the Memorandum of Points and Authorities was electronically submitted to the DC court.
From the Memorandum:
In any event, Bruen is concerned not with what was common or uncommon social practice, but with the history and tradition of firearms regulation. And the quote DC posits, wherever it might have come from, assuming it actually came from somewhere, has no relation to carrying on transportation vehicles. Anecdotal evidence indicates gun carrying on public transportation
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Ping on New York Street Car Scene article.
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