Teixeira v. County of Alameda needs to be heard by the Supreme Court. It's too important to leave just to the Ninth Circuit.
Via the Press-Enterprise:
The U.S. Supreme Court may be asked to decide whether the Second Amendment protects the right of a commercial establishment to sell firearms, following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ latest ruling that it does not.
The case, Teixeira v. County of Alameda, stems from an effort by three individuals to open a new gun store in an unincorporated area of the county south of Oakland. The owners of Valley Guns & Ammo complied with federal and state regulations, received a local zoning variance, and obtained the conditional use permit they needed to open.
But a local homeowners’ association filed an appeal with the county Board of Supervisors, contending that the store violated a county ordinance that banned any gun store within 500 feet of a residentially zoned area, a school or day care center, another gun store, or a liquor store. Although the measurements were disputed, the board sided with the homeowners.
The store owners filed a lawsuit contending that the denial of the permit was a violation of their constitutional rights, particularly their Second Amendment rights and those of their customers.
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