District of Columbia Voting Rights – Prohibiting District Gun Laws
VOTE: S 160, Senate Vote 72; Amendment Adopted 62-36 on 2/26/2009
Status: Referred to the House on 3/2/2009
Vote Description: Residents of the District of Columbia are unjustly denied the right to a voting representative in Congress. This amendment would have jeopardized the well-being of children in the nation’s capital by repealing several gun safety protections already in place.
CDF Action Council Position: NO.