Posted June 9, 2016 2:09 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

Dean Weingarten

By Dean Weingarten

Dean Weingarten

Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- It has been over a year since the en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit heard the oral arguments in the Peruta case. During that period, Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice who wrote the Heller v. D.C. opinion, died. The Ninth Circuit has now reversed the ruling of the three judge panel in the Peruta case. Essentially, they ruled that there is no right to bear arms concealed outside the home in California. Then they ruled that they did not recognize a right to carry openly outside the home in California, because the Supreme Court has not directly ruled on the right to carry arms openly. From the latest Peruta ruling (pdf):

The en banc court held that the history relevant to both the Second Amendment and its incorporation by the Fourteenth Amendment lead to the same conclusion: The right of a member of the general public to carry a concealed firearm in public is not, and never has been, protected by the Second Amendment. Therefore, because the Second Amendment does not protect in any degree the right to carry concealed firearms in public, …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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