The David Gregory investigation has been completed by police, and has been handed over to prosecutors, via WaPo:
The decision on whether anyone should be prosecuted after “Meet the Press” host David Gregory appeared to hold a high-capacity ammunition magazine on national television now belongs to the District’s Office of the Attorney General, authorities said Tuesday.
In an e-mail, a spokeswoman for D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said her department has “completed the investigation into this matter, and the case has been presented to the OAG for a determination of the prosecutorial merit of the case.” ….
The question of how to proceed now rests with the office of Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan, which oversees prosecutions of some low-level offenses. A spokesman for Nathan said the office would not comment until a decision was made.
Gregory’s televised actions mobilized gun rights advocates and others nationwide; thousands have signed a White House petition urging the NBC host’s arrest.
Many gun rights advocates pressed police to immediately arrest Gregory after he wielded the prop during a Dec. 23 interview with National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre about the massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Those advocates argued that not charging Gregory would show D.C. police to be hypocritical in enforcing gun laws its chief believes are necessary to curtailing violence.
I wonder if Gregory’s attorneys are arguing the famous legal principle:
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