Gun rights group’s lawsuit claims four CT towns are holding up applications for firearm permits

Gun rights group's lawsuit claims four CT towns are holding up applications for firearm permits

CCDL and four plaintiffs cite examples of police departments in the cities holding up applications for municipal firearm permits. HARTFORD, Conn — The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) is suing the police chiefs of four cities in the state over concerns over the Second Amendment. The group said it filed a federal civil rights action in the U.S. District Court against the police chiefs of Hartford, New Haven, Briefport, and Waterbury. The CCDL said the suit was filed over concerns regarding its members’ right to keep and bear arms. CCDL said they brought the suit after learning that the cited cities were “unjustifiably delaying law-abiding city residents’ applications for firearm permits.” They said it’s the first step in applying for a state-issued pistol permit. CCDL is joined by four plaintiffs in the suit, who claim the various departments did not accept their applications for a firearm permit despite having the appropriate paperwork. In the suit, Orel Johnson alleges he went to the Hartford Police Department in June to apply for a municipal firearm permit. He claims officers directed him to put his name on a waiting list and that the police department would call him when it was ready to accept his application. Johnson claims he followed up on numerous occasions since but the department has yet to accept his application. Meanwhile, Shaquanna Williams claims applied for a permit with the New Haven Police Department in August. According to the suit, her documents were already completed and she had […]

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