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Trump-Nominated Judges Strike Down California Ban on Assault Rifles for Under-21s

HeadlineMay 13, 2022

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that California’s ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to people under 21 is unconstitutional. A dissent was written by Judge Sidney Stein, who said, “I remain committed to keeping deadly weapons out of the wrong hands. Student safety on our campuses is something we should all rally behind and sensible gun control is part of that solution.” The two conservative judges who ruled in the majority were appointed by Donald Trump.

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