Another 2nd Amendment win in California

"Crime stopper"

“Self-defense”

Okay, someone has put something in the water at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; this is the second ruling in a row where they’ve defended the right to bear arms in self defense against hyper-restrictive California laws. This time, they smacked down the Yolo County Sheriff:

Just weeks after striking down the San Diego County “good cause” requirement as burdensome to the exercise of the Second Amendment, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Yolo County, CA’s requirement that a concealed carry applicant “prove they face a threat of violence or robbery” before being allowed to carry a gun.

The Court in its new-found crush on the Bill of Rights found that the application of the “good cause” rule in Yolo “impermissibly” infringed the plaintiffs 2nd Amendment rights. While the ruling only applies to the county in question, it seems to me this is another wedge in the door that opens the way for a state-wide ruling.

Civil liberties — what a concept!

(Crossposted at Sister Toldjah)

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3 Responses to Another 2nd Amendment win in California

  1. wsmcewen says:

    Reblogged this on Shootgreat.net Training Blog and commented:
    The Hits just keep coming

  2. Eric Johnson says:

    That is very surprising that it came from 9th Court!

  3. Reblogged this on World Examiner and commented:
    Get free firearm training in OC at http://www.guntrust.org

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