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Supreme Court Declines To Hear California Concealed Carry Case
  Posted June 26th, 2017 10:41 am


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The Supreme Court will not intervene in a lower court's decision that the Second Amendment does not protect the right to carry a concealed weapon in public.

Gun rights advocates had asked the court to review a California law that gives local sheriffs power to require that those seeking concealed-carry permits show a particular need, such as a threat.

"Whether the Second Amendment secures an individual right to bear arms for self-defense outside the home" is the perhaps the "single most important unresolved Second Amendment question," said a brief filed by the California Rifle and Pistol Association Foundation.

Because California bans carrying weapons openly in public, the association said the state law can effectively prohibit carrying a gun in any manner outside the home.


Supreme Court Declines To Hear California Concealed Carry Case