Autruong: Ballots and bullets

Senior Claire Autruong, The Hatchet’s fall 2008 opinions editor, argues that the fight for the D.C. vote should not be connected to gun legislation.

“nder no circumstances should District residents accept a D.C. Voting Rights Act with the gun amendment attached to it. What is the point of gaining a voting representative at the cost of being able to legislate D.C.’s own gun laws?”

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