Topics

Kamala Harris
Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule
Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris had appealed the 2-1 decision in February 2014 by a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that struck down a policy of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. The department had required applicants to show "good cause" why they needed a concealed weapon permit. The 2-1 decision said the policy was overly restrictive. Rather than begin issuing permits under the rules as set out by the panel's decision, the Sheriff's Department opted to hold permit applications in abeyance until the issue is...

Loading