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U.S. Judge Blocks Law That Would Ban Guns in Public Places

HeadlineDec 22, 2023

In California, a federal judge blocked a state law that would have banned carrying firearms in most public spaces, less than two weeks before it was due to go into effect. Governor Gavin Newsom signed the law in September, which would bar guns in parks, playgrounds, medical facilities, places of worship, banks and on public transportation, among other places. Judge Cormac Carney, who was appointed by former President George W. Bush, said the law was “repugnant to the Second Amendment.” California Attorney General Rob Bonta is appealing the ruling.

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