9th Circuit Creates Open Carry Confusion

Federal court of appeals deviated from other circuits in saying the Second Amendment doesn't provide a right to carry a gun in public

Much of the western U.S. — a region often portrayed as historically defined by firearms — may now be the only part of the country in which the Second Amendment of the Constitution does not protect a right to carry a firearm outside the home.   The uncertain and possibly anomalous legal status of a person’s right to open or concealed carry is the result of two decisions by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the most recent being a March 24 ruling that indicates the Second Amendment does not guarantee a privilege to publicly possess a firearm.  The en banc appeals court decision in

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