Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To California's Gun Laws

The court, continuing a pattern of nonintervention, has turned away a constitutional challenge to a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas angrily dissented.
The U.S. Supreme Court is shown on Dec. 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The court, continuing a years-long pattern, has declined to hear a constitutional challenge to a state gun law. Source: Win McNamee

The U.S. Supreme Court has, once again, declined to hear a Second Amendment case, turning away a constitutional challenge to a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of guns in California. The court's

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