Posts Tagged ‘guns’

State Emergency Management Act Rewrite: More Than Changes to Emergency Firearms Restrictions

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

In two previous blogs (here and here), I discuss a 2012 federal district court ruling (Bateman v. Perdue) on the constitutionality of North Carolina’s emergency weapons restriction statutes and the legislative response to that ruling.  The General Assembly responded to the court’s ruling by limiting the authority of cities and counties to impose restrictions and […]

Bateman v. Perdue: Implications for Gun Restrictions During a State of Emergency

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

UPDATE:  An update on this issue is available here. On March 29, 2012, Senior U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard ruled on the 2nd Amendment challenges brought against restrictions on dangerous weapons that can be imposed during a declared state of emergency under North Carolina law.  The statutes at issue in the case, Bateman v. Perdue […]