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|In a nation that adhered to the Constitution, supposedly the supreme law of the land, the Congress would "...exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States..."
Meaning this: Congress, and ONLY Congress would be able to pass any law affecting the District of Columbia, and if they ever passed a law "passing the buck" to some other body, the Courts would slap them back and void that transfer of authority.
It isn't just gun laws that are unconstitutional if passed "by the District"... it's all laws so passed.