Skip to comments.California’s assault weapons ban is dead, and no one is less safe for it
Posted on 06/10/2021 5:28:38 PM PDT by libstripper
Last Friday, a San Diego-based federal court overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on so-called assault weapons. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez sided with a number of gun advocacy groups challenging the law, finding that firearms prohibited in the state of California are protected under Supreme Court precedent.
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“and no one is less safe for it”
The bad guys are less safe.
New some Appealing today.
It is an exceptionally well written opinion.
The 9th Circus will have to go against Supreme Court precedent to overturn.
Great win for the 2nd.
Kalifornia...Massachusetts...contempt for Constitutional rights is easy to find.
Bad article. The ban is still in effect pending appeals.
Take that you California Communist Legislative members.
A big F U to you and the assh—e that signed it into law.
Thirty days... only...
I won’t believe it’s dead until it’s buried at the crossroads with a stake through its heart.
Thirty days is just to allow the state time to appeal. Once the state appeals, the stay will be indefinite. It will take a couple years, and the 9th will likely reverse Judge Benitez. A couple years later, SCOTUS may decide to hear the case, or not...
Judge Benitez's slapdown of CA's magazine capacity limit in Duncan v Becerra was 2 years ago, and it was recently upheld by a 9th Circus 3 judge panel, only to be vacated again. Now we wait for an en banc review by the full 9th. All the while, the stay remains in place, and Californians are denied 2nd amendment rights.
Now, if the en banc review of Duncan v Becerra goes our way, then the AWB might go down in flames also. That's the case to watch and see where the 9th stands.
Thanks for the explanation.
See its because of people like you that the US is full of vengeful vampires.
That only works for some western vampires.
This is California therefor there is likely Chinese money involved in the ban and likely then a jiangshi.
Your best bet is to nail seven jujube seeds into the acupuncture points on the back of the corpse.
Seems like an accurate summary of events both past and future.
I will say that I’m encouraged that this particular Supreme Court may actually take up a case like this. There are bans in various parts of the country that have had their day in court. Ideally, the 9th Circus would uphold this ruling and California would appeal to the Supreme Court. You then have a state appealing (which is always a powerful draw for SCOTUS intervention) and a hard circuit split. But it’s a crapshoot with the 9th Circus. It’s such a large circuit that you never know exactly who will wind up hearing a case. And en banc is a whole other can of worms.
Anyway, we definitely have the votes to strike this law dead at the SCOTUS. We just have to hope they’re willing to take up the case at all. I would love nothing more than to see expansive binding precedent that this kind of nonsense doesn’t fly.
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