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Federal Judge Strikes Down California Gun Law as Unconstitutional


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A federal judge on Monday blocked a California law that restricts the sale of new handguns.

U.S. District Court Judge Cormac Carney pointed out that parts of the legislation violate the Second Amendment and therefore are unenforceable.

Carney’s order in the case of Boland, Santellan, et al. v. Bonta took notice of the fact that no new models of semiautomatic handguns have been approved for sale in California since 2013 and citizens of that state seeking to conform to the statute in question would be forced to purchase older handguns, some of which would not have the safety features available on newer models. Specifically, Carney’s opinion pointed out that:


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