On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the case of Jackson v. City and County of San Francisco. Six San Francisco residents appealed after lower federal courts upheld city restrictions which require gun owners to store their firearms in a locked container or else disable them with a trigger lock when said guns are not on their person.

“The refusal to review the case of Jackson v. City and County of San Francisco […] decline[d] to clarify the personal right to have a gun, first established seven years ago and extended nationwide five years ago, but not explained further in the years since. Once again, as is its custom, the Court did not explain why it was choosing to remain on the sidelines.” writes Lyle Denniston for SCOTUSblog.

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