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DC gun control laws

Updated: Thursday, July 17 2014, 11:57 AM CDT
If House republicans have their way, people living in DC will be allowed to carrying a semi-automatic rifle.

The House has approved a spending bill that would undo the district's gun-control laws.
It would also create a harsher punishment for those carrying small amounts of marijuana around.
Right now, people caught with less than an ounce of pot only have to pay a 25-dollar fine.

The senate will have its own version of the spending bill.
The fate of the amendments will be decided in negotiations between the House, Senate and White HouseDC gun control laws

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