Through this lawsuit in North Carolina we intend to show that state emergency powers statutes that allow government officials to suspend fundamental civil rights, including the right to bear arms, are unconstitutional and therefore should be nullified. Citizens do not surrender their civil rights just because of a natural or man-made disaster.
June 29, 2010
SAF SUES TO OVERTURN NORTH CAROLINA’S ‘EMERGENCY POWERS’ GUN BANS
[I expected something in New York City or maybe New Jersey. But I suppose this was fairly low hanging fruit with lower risk.
It may also be that it will take some time to incorporate the McDonald rulings into the filings for those jurisdictions.–Joe]