Recently, a federal judge struck down DC's total ban on carrying firearms outside the home.
For a short time, DC Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier issued adirective to her officers saying that out-of-state concealed carry permits willbe honored. Citizens who open carry couldalso enter the District of Columbia without fear of arrest. Chief Lanier alsodetailed appropriate procedure on how to deal with residents from states whereopen carry doesn't require a permit. Yesterday, A 90-day stay on the decision was issued to allow the city council to make the appropriate fixes to address the new ruling.