There is a looming question in the minds of gun owners and politicians alike. “Will all 50 states enable full concealed carry laws?” For the time being, it looks like that would only happen with a select few kicking and screaming along the way (New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, California, and District of Columbia for starters). Each of these states is a “may issue” for concealed carry permits, but in practice the right is essentially denied to ordinary citizens. However, this trend may be changing due to an unforeseen ally.
The court system has actually turned out to be a rather unexpected ally in the fight to preserve Second Amendment rights in the past few years. For example, in February of 2014, the Ninth Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the “good cause” requirement for obtaining a concealed carry permit in the state.
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