Important CCW-Related Legal Cases - The Calguns Foundation

Legal Precedent (case law established in past litigation)

— No Second Amendment right to a California carry license for self-defense outside the home.

— No property or liberty interest in carry licenses (note: this pre-Heller/McDonald/Peruta opinion is no longer controlling law).

— Sheriffs have a duty to accept, process, and make a determination on every license submitted.

— Local carry license issuance policies are subject to Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection analysis.

— California carry licenses and applications are subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act.