Day: June 22, 2021

A competitor at the Gun Makers Match on June 19th, 2021 shoulders an AR-15
Gun Law
Stephen Gutowski

Ninth Circuit Lets California Enforce ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban During Appeal

Hopes that Californians would soon be able to buy AR-15s again were dashed on Monday. A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay that will allow the state to enforce its ban on “assault weapons,” including the AR-15, while it appeals a lower court ruling. The court said the lower court ruling striking down the law as unconstitutional would be stayed until a separate pending case against the law is decided. The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), a plaintiff in the case that won in the lower court, slammed the decision as antithetical to the court’s

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