By Tom Knighton
The Supreme Court of the United States is going to hear a gun case. The last time they heard a case, it destroyed Chicago’s entire gun control scheme at the local level.
Now, the gun control advocates that make up the San Francisco Chronicle‘s editorial board are turning a wary eye on the Court.
California is seriously tough on gun safety, piling up some 109 state restrictions and rules over the decades. Gov. Gavin Newsom came to office proclaiming he’ll enhance that record and eager gun control forces are urging him on with a batch of suggested bills.
But overshadowing this promising picture is another reality. After nearly a decade of silence on the topic, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on a gun-control case with the only doubt being how far the new conservative majority will go in widening Second Amendment gun rights.
It’s an instance of opposite coasts and opposite approaches. California may be the toughest gun-control state in the country with a political lineup ready to go even further. The high court, which sensed it didn’t have the votes for a change-making decision until the arrival of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is ready to go the other …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms