What is the purpose of this other than to harass law-abiding Americans?
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Big changes for gun owners in the nation’s capital will impact tens of thousands of law-abiding citizens, many of whom have no idea the change is coming.
The new requirement for gun owners in the District goes into effect next year and failure to comply could mean jail time.
Starting Jan. 1 all registered gun owners in D.C. must re-register their firearms within 90 days. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says notices will start going out to gun owners soon.
“Every three years you’ll have to confirm you still live in the District and you still have your firearm.” Lanier tells WNEW.
The re-registration requirement will impact anyone who registered a firearm in the District from 1976 to 2010.
“There are probably between 40,000 and 50,000 people who registered a gun during that…
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