District of Columbia Court May Decide that D.C. Board of Elections is not Authorized to Function

According to this story, there is a lawsuit pending in a District of Columbia trial court that alleges the D.C. Board of Elections is improperly constituted, and therefore it is without authority to make any decisions. The lawsuit was started by opponents of an initiative. The opponents say the initiative should not be on the ballot because the Board was without authority to clear the initiative for circulation.


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  1. Justice Breyer filed a separate dissenting opinion, joined by the same dissenting Justices, which sought to demonstrate that, starting from the premise of an individual-rights view, the District of Columbia’s handgun ban and trigger lock requirement would nevertheless be permissible limitations on the right.

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