A federal appeals court in San Francisco set aside its ruling Wednesday the only one of its kind in the nation that allowed private citizens to claim a constitutional right to bear arms in challenging state and local gun laws. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new hearing on a challenge by gun show promoters to a ban on firearms at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. The plaintiffs say the ban, which county supervisors enacted in 1999, violates free speech and the constitutional right to possess guns.
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