Emily gets her gun: Interview on D.C.’s NewsChannel8
Washington Times Senior Editor Emily Miller was interviewed by Washington’s Newschannel 8 about her pursuit to purchase a legal handgun in the District. Miss Miller has been documenting her efforts in The Washington Times’ series “Emily Gets Her Gun.” She | Read More »
Miller: Why I still haven’t bought a gun in D.C.
After careful consideration, I have decided to buy the Sig Sauer P229 two-tone. I knew I wanted a full-size 9mm that I could handle well and that felt comfortable in my hands (click to watch a video of me shooting | Read More »
Tax cheats on the federal rolls
President Obama went on and on Tuesday about how important it was for Americans to pay their “fair share of taxes.” He can start with his own administration. The number of employees on the federal dole has swelled 13 percent | Read More »
Emily Gets Her Gun: Interview on NRANews
Senior Editor of the Washington Times editorial page Emily Miller was interviewed by NRA News’ Cam Edwards about The Washington Times’ series “Emily Gets Her Gun.” The series follows Miss Miller in her pursuit to purchase a legal handgun in | Read More »
Emily Gets Her Gun: A look back in photos
Emily Gets Her Gun Part 10
The more I dig into this regulation, the more I wonder: How can it be constitutional for D.C. residents to be forced to go to another state to exercise their 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms?
Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 9
It took weeks of research and dozens of phone calls to finally find a suitable place to take the required gun safety class to register a handgun in the nation’s capital. Thanks to a referral from Atlantic guns, I found Donna Worthy — even though she’s not on the list of certified instructors given out by Metropolitan Police Department.
Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 8
To legally own a gun in the nation’s capital, you have to take a gun safety class from a D.C.-certified instructor. Whether you have owned your guns (in another state) for 20 years or never touched one before (like me), you must take four hours of classroom instruction and one hour at the shooting range before Washington will let you register your gun.
Emily Gets Her Gun, Part 7
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich believes that the Washington, D.C. city government is ignoring the 2008 Supreme Court decision that recognized the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies in Washington.
Emily Gets Her Gun Part 6
At the same time as I trudge through the Washington, D.C. bureaucracy in my attempt to get a legal handgun for self defense, I need to learn how to safely operate and shoot a gun.