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US Supreme Court Discusses 2nd Amendment Case Wyoming is Asking Court to Hear

posted Apr 22, 2015, 7:03 AM by vfe_ets_veronica.harris@wyo.gov   [ updated Apr 22, 2015, 7:14 AM ]
4/18/2014

OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437

April 18, 2014

******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Contact:
Renny MacKay
Communications Director
renny.mackay@wyo.gov

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – In February, Wyoming filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a significant Second Amendment case. Eighteen states followed Wyoming in objecting to a Third Circuit decision that threatens Second Amendment protections.

The U.S. Supreme Court considered the petition today.

“The decision out of the Third Circuit could impact Wyoming gun owners and our right to carry weapons outside of the home. That is why I felt it was imperative to support this petition to the Supreme Court,” Governor Mead said. “This is an important Second Amendment issue and I am proud Wyoming has taken an active lead in this case.”

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