Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a case challenging California’s prohibition on large capacity magazines. The brief focuses on the long history of regulating especially dangerous weapons including weapons capable of quickly firing a large number of rounds.
Following the City of Edmonds’ passage of an ordinance requiring responsible gun storage, the NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation, along with two individuals, sued the City, seeking a declaratory judgment that the ordinance is invalid. Everytown for Gun Safety’s Litigation Team agreed to represent the City on a pro bono basis, along with the Summit Law Group The City moved to dismiss the complaint, arguing that the plaintiffs do not have standing and the dispute is not yet ripe.
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