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Judge puts D.C. handgun ruling on hold

Resource: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/judge-puts-dc-handgun-ruling-on-hold/2014/07/29/c86383f2-1738-11e4-9349-84d4a85be981_story.html?hpid=z4
A federal judge on Tuesday put on hold his decision invalidating the District's long-standing ban on carrying handguns in public places.

The judge's stay, in effect for 90 days, gives city officials and D.C. police officers some breathing room to respond to his ruling that overturned the District's primary gun-control law.

The initial ruling last week by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. meant that thousands of city residents with registered handguns, in addition to legal gun owners from other states, could carry pistols in Washington