A hard-fought firearms case is coming to the 9th Circuit for en banc arguments Thursday, with the usual gun groups weighing in as amici on the usual sides. California Attorney General Jerry Brown hasn't submitted briefs in the case, but in a similar case across the country, Brown filed an amicus brief that has gun control advocates shaking their heads. After the 7th Circuit decided that the Second Amendment didn't apply to state or local governments, Brown joined those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling.
With 9th Circuit Set to Hear Firearms Case En Banc, Calif. AG Walks Line on Gun Control
September 22, 2009