9th circuit rules CA under 21 gun ban unconstitutional

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9th circuit rules CA under 21 gun ban unconstitutional

Postby Bruenor » Thu May 12, 2022 11:07 am

Good news, another victory for the good guys.

https://news.yahoo.com/court-california ... 45792.html

A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday that California’s ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults under 21 is unconstitutional.

In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday the law violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms and a San Diego judge should have blocked what it called “an almost total ban on semiautomatic centerfire rifles” for young adults. “America would not exist without the heroism of the young adults who fought and died in our revolutionary army," Judge Ryan Nelson wrote. "Today we reaffirm that our Constitution still protects the right that enabled their sacrifice: the right of young adults to keep and bear arms.”

The Firearms Policy Coalition, which brought the case, said the ruling makes it optimistic age-based gun bans will be overturned in other courts.
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Re: 9th circuit rules CA under 21 gun ban unconstitutional

Postby FormerNavy » Thu May 12, 2022 2:30 pm

I predict a quick re-hearing en banc and reversal of this decision. The 9th has gotten more conservative judges, but it's still dominated by liberals.
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Re: 9th circuit rules CA under 21 gun ban unconstitutional

Postby bignflnut » Tue May 17, 2022 8:16 am

FormerNavy wrote:I predict a quick re-hearing en banc and reversal of this decision. The 9th has gotten more conservative judges, but it's still dominated by liberals.


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