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Another Small Step Towards Liberty- Peruta v. Gore

February 21, 2014

The San Diego Union Tribune reports that San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore  told the Board of Supervisors he will not appeal the recent ninth circuit court ruling.  This ruling established  self-defense as sufficient cause to issue a concealed carry permit.  That does not mean the case will not be appealed.  It means that San Diego won’t do so.  A judge on the circuit court could do so, but that is unlikely.

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District of the Ninth Circuit Court

The ninth circuit district covers the western US and Hawaii and Alaska.  Anti-gun legislators outside the ninth circuit district don’t want the Peruta v. Gore case to rise to the Supreme Court.  This is because of the extreme nature of the Sheriff’s prior decisions and because of the thorough analysis by the three judge panel of the ninth circuit court.

This is good news for the residents of California, Hawaii and Guam.  Some California counties like Orange County have already changed their carry license policy.  San Diego will wait until the court ruling is finalized.   Because the decision was not appealed to the Supreme Court, it offers cold comfort to gun owners in New Jersey and Maryland.

More here from Professor David Kopel.
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Rob

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