via Supreme Court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period – AOL News

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a constitutional challenge brought by gun rights activists to a California law imposing a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of firearms, intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

Signaling its continued reluctance to step into the growing national debate over gun control, the nine justices left in place a lower court ruling that upheld the waiting period put in place in the Democratic-governed state that has some of the broadest U.S. firearms restrictions.

Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas dissented from the court’s decision not to hear the case.

via Supreme Court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period – AOL News

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