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Second Amendment Challenge Rejected by High Court (1)

Nov. 5, 2018, 2:37 PMUpdated: Nov. 5, 2018, 3:07 PM

Carrying a concealed firearm won’t get any easier, at least not in California, after the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 5 rejected a challenge to the state’s licensing scheme.

The high court a decade ago interpreted the Second Amendment to allow gun possession at home for self-defense unconnected to militia service.

The justices have left the contours of carrying a firearm outside the home undefined on a national scale, even as deadly mass shootings have continued to ravage the country in schools and houses of worship, including the deadly massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October.

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