Judge overturns California’s 32-year ban on “assault weapons”

“When a severe restriction on the core right of self-defense amounts to a destruction of the Second Amendment right, it is unconstitutional under any level of scrutiny.”

Hon. Roger T. Benitez, United States District Judge

There’s huge news in California regarding the state’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” (more accurately known as semi-automatic rifles):

The ban is unconstitutional.

Read the judge’s decision here (it’s light on legalese, and heavy on common sense):