The D.C. concealed carry bill will give D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier considerable discretion regarding who is allowed to carry a concealed firearm in the city.
Lawmakers in Washington, D.C., passed a “may issue” concealed carry bill unanimously on Tuesday, paving the way for some D.C. residents to carry concealed handguns in public. But one councilmember also made a stunning comment about gun owners that has seemingly gone almost entirely unreported.
Speaking in support of a proposed amendment that would create a public database of concealed carry permit holders, councilwoman Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) made her feelings on gun owners very clear.
“Who cares about the confidentiality of a gun owner? We don’t want it, so expose yourself,” she said, according to the DCist.