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Florida Judge flips S. Ct. logic, holds concealed carry law allows open carry ban

notalawyer

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OK, so it may not be simple, but the fact remains the law can always be changed through the legislature. It can't be changed through the courts if no one challenges it.
Which is exactly what we are doing. The Norman open carry case going to the Florida Supreme Court and we've got open carry legislation before the legislature this term.
 

77zach

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The case has been fully briefed in the Florida Supreme Court and Oral Arguments will be held on June 8th at 9am.

http://jweb.flcourts.org/pls/docket/ds_docket?p_caseyear=2015&p_casenumber=650
The OC ban will certainly be upheld for unlicensed and licensed people because the 2nd amendment is now a 2nd or even 3rd class right. Do you believe they will come right out and say our "right" is the privilege to pay and wait for a license to conceal only or will they dodge? Will you appeal to the SCOTUS?
 
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StogieC

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The OC ban will certainly be upheld for unlicensed and licensed people because the 2nd amendment is now a 2nd or even 3rd class right. Do you believe they will come right out and say our "right" is the privilege to pay and wait for a license to conceal only or will they dodge? Will you appeal to the SCOTUS?
I'm not getting into what-ifs and litigation strategy. Read the briefs.
 

77zach

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I'm not getting into what-ifs and litigation strategy. Read the briefs.
The way the legislature is headed, getting a kourt ordered "right" to a license (an oxymoron) could be a victory when viewed a decade from now. I'm cautiously optimistic they would say this. There is a pretty significant chance they'll say the right to bear arms means the state can ban the right to bear arms. This kourt, like most, is made of high school totalitarians, and their response will likely be condescending and punitive. Fingers crossed.
 
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