Um, what does she think the Secret Service checkpoints (with metal detectors, bag screening, etc) are that you have to pass through to get anywhere NEAR the president?Eleanor Holmes Norton has gone one step further. She's asking the Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service to create gun-free zones around the president, his cabinet and other top federal officials.
I can imagine she wants a law that says you can't carry within 3,000 miles of anyone important.
Perhaps she should be worrying about the rash of shootings in GUN FREE DC.Norton says she's concerned about a rash of shooting after some protestors in Arizona and New Hampshire have turned up recently sporting guns, including an assault weapon. Arizona and New Hampshire both have open carry laws.