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DC gun control laws

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 House