Nation’s first gun reregistration law in effect in D.C., may lead to arrest and confiscation

| January 1, 2014

Nation’s first gun reregistration law in effect in D.C., may lead to arrest and confiscation

For the first time in the United States, a citizen who has legally registered a gun will have to submit to a renewal process. The consequences of not knowing about this new law or missing the specific 60-day window are dire.Starting on Jan. 2, every single D.C. resident who has registered a firearm since 1976 must go to police headquarters to pay a $48 fee and be photographed and fingerprinted. The Metropolitan Police Department estimates there are at least 30,000 registered gun owners.

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