By Tom Knighton
Buying a handgun in California is a nightmare. While they’re not banned outright, the weapons must come from an approved list of firearms. The list isn’t updated either, which means many new firearms that consumers in the state will want aren’t an option. Not only that but as manufacturers stop making guns for whatever reason, California gun buyers lose options.
Now, the Second Amendment Foundation is hoping to take the issue before the Supreme Court to overturn this insanity.
he Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a review of their challenge to California’s “Unsafe Handgun Act,” a part of that state’s penal code that violates the Second Amendment by banning handguns of the kind in common use for traditional lawful purposes.
SAF and Calguns are joined by private citizens Ivan Pena, Dona Croston, Roy Vargas and Brett Thomas. They are represented by attorneys Donald Kilmer of California and Alan Gura of Virginia. The case is known as Pena v. Horan.
“Our challenge of the California Unsafe Handgun Act (UHA), if the high court accepts it for review, could be a critical wake-up call to lower federal courts that continue to employ what they call …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms