ISRA Thursday Bulletin for June 29, 2017
USA -(Ammoland.com)- The case of Peruta v California, which challenges California’s “may issue” concealed carry law was turned down by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) last Monday. The California concealed carry law gives police agencies veto power over an individual’s application for a concealed carry permit.
If the police don’t think you have “good cause” you are denied, period. This is totally arbitrary and capricious but it doesn’t matter.
Justices Thomas and Gorsuch wrote scathing dissents but it doesn’t matter. This should be viewed as a warning that SCOTUS still presents a clear and present danger to the Second Amendment. Two more Justices need to be replaced before President Trump leaves office. This fight is far from over.
There are about 100 million legal gun owners in the United States. Pew Research estimates that about 26 percent of handgun owners carry their firearms for self-defense.
Right now, there are 15 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. That number does not include people in “open carry” states or people in constitutional carry states. The number of law-abiding citizens who carry could be over 20 million.
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