Florida Judge Rules Ban on Guns in Postal Offices Unconstitutional in Landmark Decision

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Florida declared the law prohibiting Americans from possessing guns in postal offices as unconstitutional in the case US v Ayala. The ruling involved a postal worker, Emmanuel Ayala, who possessed a firearm at a Post Office. The 53-page decision emphasized that the government failed to provide historical evidence justifying the ban, as required by the Supreme Court. Mizelle, appointed by former President Donald Trump, highlighted the absence of historical examples supporting the prohibition. The article mentions the Democratic-Republican divide on gun control, noting that Florida's Eleventh Federal Circuit, with a Republican majority, influences such decisions. Judge Mizelle is identified as a member of the Federalist Society.

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