Federal appeals court: no Second Amendment right to sell firearms

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website], sitting en banc, ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that “a textual and historical analysis of the Second Amendment [GPO backgrounder, PDF] demonstrates that the Constitution does not confer a freestanding right on commercial proprietors to sell firearms.” The plaintiffs in the case were three individuals, John Teixeira, Steve Nobriga and Gary Gamaz, who were joined by Calguns Foundation Inc. (CGF), California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees (CALFFL) and the Second…

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