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on March 19, 2014 in World News

Rush for gun permits following overturn of California firearms law

  Rush for gun permits following overturn of California firearms law The number of applications for concealed weapons permits has exploded in California, especially in rural counties, after a federal court overturned legal restrictions on the traditionally Democratic state’s concealed firearms law. Approximately 56,000 residents in the state of 38 million  currently have concealed weapons permits, which allows residents  to carry weapons “capable of being concealed on the  person,” (i.e. handguns). On February 13, the 9th US District Court of Appeals ruled by a  2-1 margin that restrictions on carrying handguns was a violation  of the Second Amendment of the… View Article

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