Cassell comments on POTUS Executive Order on background checks for gun purchases

Professor Paul Cassell was quoted in the Deseret News in a January 5, 2016 story titled, “Gun show owners unclear what Obama orders mean for buyers, sellers.”

University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell said at least a couple of Obama’s executive orders on guns appear “extremely problematic” and that he expects lawsuits over them.

“I think the idea that the president can change the law on gun shows by himself is going to be very problematic,” he said. “I think the courts are going to have the final word on whether the president can take all the steps he’s trying to take.”

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