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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided in a 7-4 ruling that California counties may restrict permits for carrying concealed firearms in public.  That decision overturned a 2014 ruling that prompted some California counties to relax  their rules.

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Thursday’s decision said the 2nd Amendment does not give people the right to carry a concealed gun.

“The 2nd Amendment may or may not protect to some degree a right of a member of the general public to carry a firearm in public,” wrote Judge William A. Fletcher, a Clinton appointee.  “If there is such a right, it is only a right to carry a firearm openly.”

Continue reading:  Ruling on concealed weapons spotlights California’s key role in gun debate

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