Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Peruta vs. California
By Jenn Jacques
Today, the Supreme Court announced their rejection of a major 2nd Amendment challenge to California’s strict limits on carrying concealed guns in public.
The justices have rejected an appeal of the case of Peruta vs. California, which would have delivered an enormous boost to Californians right to carry firearms, specifically concealed carry, in public.
Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court’s denial of the petition in this case:
“We are disappointed in the Court’s rejection of the appeal in Peruta v. California, which now leaves millions of law-abiding Californians with no ability to bear arms outside the home. As Justices Thomas and Gorsuch correctly stated, too many courts have been treating the Second Amendment as a second-class right. That should not be allowed to stand. As the Supreme Court stated in its landmark decision in Heller v. District of Columbia, the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms for self-defense. The framers of our Constitution did not intend to limit that right to the home. We look forward to a future …Read the Rest
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