By David Codrea
U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- A motion for reconsideration was filed Thursday by plaintiff attorneys Alan Beck and Stephen D. Stamboulieh in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the case of Young v. Hawaii. That case challenges Hawaii statutes regulating carry permits – and lack thereof – on Second Amendment grounds, as plaintiff George Young, denied a concealed carry permit, was also denied the right to carry openly.
A three-judge panel had ruled last July, per a Washington Examiner report, “that the Second Amendment protects the right to open carry firearms for self-defense.”
Hawaii succeeded in getting the full court to agree to hear the case, but now the Ninth Circuit has kicked the can further down the road by ordering a stay. Per a Feb. 14 order:
“En banc proceedings are stayed and submission of this case for decision by the en banc court is deferred pending the issuance of an opinion by the United States …Read the Rest