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Blue state gun laws on the chopping block with Supreme Court ruling

5 days ago   |   By Politico

Gun control advocates and gun rights groups agree on one aspect of the Supreme Court's move to strike down New York's century-old gun law on Thursday: The ruling's impact goes well beyond New York's borders.
The Court's 6-3 decision in favor of gun owners who want to carry weapons outside their home, strips local officials of broad authority to deny such permits for almost any reason. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, said the decision was “frightful in its scope” - channeling the fears about what the ruling could mean for states across the country, as the nation reels from a series...
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SCOTUS strikes down New York gun restriction

SCOTUS strikes down New York gun restriction

5 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a New York State law restricting concealed carry usage. It was decided along party lines, six to three.
The decision reads, "New York's proper-cause requirement violates the Fourteenth Amendment by preventing law-abiding citizens with ordinary self-defense needs from exercising their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms in public for self-defense." Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the opinion.
The gun control law requires showing "proper cause" to get a license to carry a concealed handgun outside the home. The lawsuit was brought by...
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Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law

Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law

5 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed in cities and beyond. The ruling...
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