Everytown for Gun Safety filed this amicus brief in the Central District of California in a case challenging system for regulating the carrying of firearms in public. The brief explains that California's requirement that an applicant have a “good cause” to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon, as well as its limitations on open carry, are consistent with centuries of American tradition, and fully constitutional under the Second Amendment.
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Child firearm suicide is a gun violence crisis. It is also frequently preventable. Child suicides are often undertaken impulsively, with unlocked firearms they find at home. Because guns are more lethal than any other method of suicide, a child who attempts suicide with a gun is likely to die; approximately 90% of gun suicide attempts end in death. But when children can’t access guns in their moment of crisis, they are much less likely to die—even if they attempt suicide by another method.