On Tuesday, a bill put forward by California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, AB 757, which sought to make California a “shall issue” state, was defeated by the Democrat majority.
“Today, the Democrat majority spat in the face of the Constitution by killing this measure,” said Melendez. “The Constitution guarantees equal protection under the law, yet the current system we have for issuing CCWs in California is anything but equal. Rest assured, this fight for equality isn’t over.”
This doesn’t come as much of a surprise to literally everyone. Ask even the most politically disengaged Californian if the legislature would pass “shall issue” and they’d laugh in your face.
And while it may have seemed that putting this bill forward was only for show… well yeah, it was, but it does a few things…
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