Federal appeals court rules that the 2nd Amendment doesn’t give you a right to carry a concealed gun

PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson, (R) shows Joel Zae, (L) how to hold a gun at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

“The 2nd Amendment may or may not protect to some degree a right of a member of the general public to carry a firearm in public,” wrote Judge William A. Fletcher, a Clinton appointee. “If there is such a right, it is only a right to carry a firearm openly.”

Gun owners said they expect to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court and also would challenge California’s law banning residents from carrying guns openly.  Read More

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