Appeals court sides with Big Isle man in case about open carry of guns

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    A handgun sits on a desk May 10, 2016, in the state Department of Land and Natural Resources hunter education classroom in Honolulu.

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with a Big Island man when it ruled the Second Amendment affords the right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense.