that she thinks the 2nd Amendment doesn't apply in DC says other nasty things about her.
...setting up a temporary “may-issue” permitting scheme.
Under the legislation, guns are not allowed near Congress. Guns are
outlawed within 1,000 feet of any foreign dignitary or high-ranking
federal official. They are also banned near the White House in Northwest
Washington, in an area bound by Constitution Avenue, H Street and 15th
and 17th streets, and on most federal property, including the Capitol
grounds. The law puts into place many other requirements and restrictions.
“I regret that a New York federal district court senior judge, sitting
here by designation, overturned the District’s longstanding carry ban,
even though the ruling was not compelled by Supreme Court or D.C.
Circuit Court case law,” Norton said in a statement. “If any Member of
Congress has nothing to do but to try to block or overturn this local
legislation, I am prepared to take him on and suggest things to keep him
Well, we regret that you're a nasty little tyrant-minded jerk, but there you are.
About what I figured: they passed something as restrictive and idiotic as possible, and they're hoping that A: the Democrats in Congress will protect them and B: they can drag it out in court even further.