REPORT: House Democrats may ditch rule allowing lawmakers to keep, carry firearms on Capitol grounds

BY TEAM DML / DECEMBER 6, 2018 /

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House Democrats are looking to get rid of a 50-year-old Capitol Hill regulation that allows members of Congress to keep guns in their offices and carry them on Capitol grounds.

“I don’t think we can just keep looking the other way or sweep this issue under the rug,” California Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman, who has been spearheading the effort, told The Washington Post. “Our political climate is too volatile and there are too many warning signs that we need to address things like this.”

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Huffman has pushed the issue for months, but recently gained the support of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is seeking a return to the House speakership as Democrats take the majority in early January.

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1 Comment

  1. Richard December 6th, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    They will have to increase security because doing that will make it a no gun zone and an easy target. There are extremists on both sides of the political spectrum and they are NOT to be trusted.

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