Federal Judge Overturns California’s Decades-Old Ban On Assault Weapons

A federal judge in California overturned the state’s decades-old ban on assault weapons Friday, ruling that it violates the Second Amendment — a decision that was promptly blasted by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Newsom called the ruling by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego a “direct threat to public safety and the lives of innocent Californians, period.”

Benitez ruled that California’s definition of illegal military-style rifles robbed Californians of their constitutional right to obtain the type of weapons allowed in other states. …

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  1. And YET another reason to recall Pretty Boy Newsom. Doesn’t the stupid AH realize that criminals DON’T use AR-15’s, but illegal pistols. And only the normal citizen has an AR-15 But then, he is related to Pelosi, what more would you expect?

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