Bloomberg Law
Aug. 26, 2022, 6:11 PM

Ninth Circuit Declines to Speed Up Kids Gun Marketing Ban Suit

Joyce E. Cutler
Joyce E. Cutler
Staff Correspondent

A federal appeals court rejected a bid to force a trial judge to speed up the handling of a lawsuit over California’s law banning marketing firearms to children.

The suing gun rights groups “have not demonstrated that this case warrants the intervention of this court by means of the extraordinary remedy of mandamus. Accordingly, the petition is denied,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said in a three-line order issued late Thursday.

California Rifle & Pistol Association, Second Amendment Foundation, Junior Sports Magazines Inc., and others on Aug. 24 filed an emergency writ petition with the appellate ...