WVCDL Litigation

WVCDL et al. v. City of Charleston et al.

On January 24, 2011, WVCDL filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia against the cities of Charleston, South Charleston, and Dunbar, and their respective mayors and police chiefs, challenging the constitutionality and statutory validity of ordinances in each of those cities prohibiting carrying a firearm on city-owned property.  Additionally, WVCDL is challenging the constitutionality of Charleston's restrictive handgun sales ordinances.