I see that Democratic politics are alive and well in Washington, DC, with the dismissal of all charges against Senator Jim Webb’s aide Phillip Thompson for carrying a concealed, loaded weapon through the District of Columbia and into a Senate office building. Everyone is equal, but some are more equal than others. Of note is the characteristic display of personal courage by Senator Webb, who denied owning the pistol and hung his staffer out to dry, and then managed to pressure the system to ensure this guy wouldn’t be prosecuted.
From this point forward, anyone without criminal intent should be able to carry concealed firearms in the District of Columbia without fear of prosecution. Somehow I doubt that will be the case.
H/T: Richmond Democrat.
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