Skip to comments.Court overturns county gun permit rules (San Diego)
Posted on 02/13/2014 8:44:52 PM PST by South40
Appeals court rules self-defense is a good enough reason to carry a concealed gun
SAN DIEGO A divided federal appeals court on Thursday issued a decision in a San Diego County case that could upend the way California issues concealed-weapon permits and open the door for many legal gun owners to carry loaded weapons, including in their cars.
The opinion, issued by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, said law-abiding citizens are allowed to carry firearms outside of the home for self-defense. The decision reversed a lower courts ruling that had denied an independent journalists ability to carry a concealed weapon in the county.
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As long as they are microstamped...
If upheld, it makes California effectively a “shall issue” state. CCW permits would have to be granted to every eligible California law-abiding applicant according to a uniform set of criteria and not according to the county sheriff/local police chief’s discretion.
Rural California counties have always effectively been “shall issue” in practice. California urban counties have effectively been “no issue” for decades but this ruling could change that in time.
There’s always revolvers
Jim Carey and Piers Morgan ain’t gonna like this. Typical Americans!!
Is a desire for self defense enough reason to be granted a concealed weapon permit?
YES 91% (2629)
NO 8% (234)
Total votes: 2863
If should read; Is your "right" to self defense enough to be granted a concealed weapon permit? YES