Federal judge blocks California firearms carry law, calling it 'sweeping, repugnant to the Second Amendment'

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Published Dec 21, 2023
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  • 5 negative sentiments for Criminal justice


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 6% Positive and bias score of -6% Liberal:

1 negative sentiment and 2 positive sentiments for Gavin Newsom


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6% "nnSUPREME COURT ALLOWS ILLINOIS SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPONS BAN TO STAY IN PLACEnnFox News Digital has reached out to the CRPA as well as the office ..."
2% In January, Newsom called the Second Amendment a "suicide pact" during an interview following two mass shootings in the state.nnCLICK HERE TO GET THE ..."
-2% "Here's what the law would do.""
-2% "The ruling was a win for the California Rifle and Pistol Association, which sued to block the law.""
-4% "He said the law also deprives people the ability to defend themselves and their loved ones.""
-2% The law was signed by Newsom in September and was slated to go into effect on Jan. 1."
-14% "A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a California law that would have banned the carrying of firearms in most public places after ruling ..."
-32% "ARMED MOM SCHOOLS CONGRESS ON BOOMING FEMALE GUN OWNERSHIP: 'REFUSE TO STAND BY'Michel said under the law, permit holders wouldn't be able to drive ..."

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49% : Here's what the law would do.
49% : The ruling was a win for the California Rifle and Pistol Association, which sued to block the law.
48% : He said the law also deprives people the ability to defend themselves and their loved ones.
43% : A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a California law that would have banned the carrying of firearms in most public places after ruling that it violates the Second Amendment.U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney granted a preliminary injunction blocking the law, calling it "sweeping, repugnant to the Second Amendment, and openly defiant of the Supreme Court."
34% : ARMED MOM SCHOOLS CONGRESS ON BOOMING FEMALE GUN OWNERSHIP: 'REFUSE TO STAND BY'Michel said under the law, permit holders "wouldn't be able to drive across town without passing through a prohibited area and breaking the law."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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