9th Circuit Hears California ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Case

On July 20, a three-judge panel of the United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard a case aimed at forcing Attorney General Kamala Harris to clarify California’s “assault weapons” ban, thereby limiting arrests resulting from the law’s ambiguities.

Colt AR-15, now legal with a bayonet mount, flash suppressor, collapsible stock and a high capacity magazine that holds more than 30 rounds, sits on the counter of Dave's Guns September 13, 2004 in Denver, Colorado.