Court Upholds California’s “Wait for Waiting’s Sake” Gun Sales Law

| December 16, 2016

Court Upholds California’s “Wait for Waiting’s Sake” Gun Sales Law

Earlier this week, a federal appellate court provided yet another reminder of the importance of the courts in defining the contours of Second Amendment rights following District of Columbia v. Heller (2008). In the first case to assess the validity of firearm purchase waiting periods, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit approved California’s mandatory ten-day waiting period as applied to gun buyers who are already documented as having a valid Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) license or a state-issued Certificate of Eligibility, or who are lawfully in possession of at least one firearm. 

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