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Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 10/04/2011

DeEvening Links: Gun laws OK’d

Michael Grinage, 54, a proud D.C. gun owner. (MATT MCCLAIN - THE WASHINGTON POST)
Good news for D.C.’s current gun laws: A federal appeals court said today that they, for the most part, pass constitutional muster under the Supreme Court’s 2008 Heller ruling. In a 2-1 ruling, the court held that the city can indeed require handgun registration and ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Dick Heller must not be pleased.

In other news:

Ethics isn’t really an emergency (D.C. Wire, WAMU-FM, Loose Lips, DCist)

D.C. Council members will be able to make phone calls amid the Apocalypse, and you won’t (DCist)

Cupcake craze crosses the Anacostia (City Desk)

Tomorrow is International Walk to School Day (On Parenting)

The federal government has its share of bad eggs, too (Crime Scene)

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