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California: Important Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of Petition for Supreme Court Review in Peruta Carry Case

Thursday, February 23, 2017

California: Important Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of Petition for Supreme Court Review in Peruta Carry Case

In January, NRA and CRPA’s attorneys filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court asking the Court to review the case of Peruta v. California, which seeks to confirm that the Second Amendment protects the right to carry a firearm for self-defense.

Last week, a number of important amicus curiae briefs were filed in support of Plaintiffs’ petition urging the Supreme Court to take the case.  These critical briefs come from a number of diverse and influential sources, including state governors, prominent law enforcement officials and organizations, high-profile civil rights groups, and twenty-six states.  Below are the groups and individuals who filed an amicus brief along with links to each brief: 

The briefs are now being circulated to the Justices and their respective clerks.  The Supreme Court should issue a decision soon as to whether it will hear the Peruta case.  The NRA and CRPA thanks all of the groups and individuals who came together to support this important case. 

For a summary of some of the many actions NRA and CRPA have taken on behalf of California gun owners, click here. 

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