“If they were to take that bold step, any laws that prohibit or restrict that right would be in violation of case law.”
It could be a huge blow to the anti-firearms rights people and a huge leap for individual rights and the 2nd Amendment when the United States Supreme Court meets later this year. A group of gun owners in California (yes the same restrictive anti-firearms state) has petitioned the Supreme Court to hear the case of Peruta vs. County of San Diego.
California law delegates the power to issue a written policy setting forth the procedures for obtaining a concealed-carry license to each city and county in Id. § 26160. San Diego County has issued such a policy. At issue in this appeal is that policy’s interpretation of the “good cause” requirement found in Sections 26150 and 26155 of California law. Now think about that for a minute. In California, you cannot get a concealed carry permit unless you can prove to the issuing body (county sheriff or city police) that you have a reason to carry above and beyond the fact that it is for self-protection.