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Title: Supreme Court strikes New York gun law in major ruling
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Published: Jun 23, 2022
Post Date: 2022-06-23 10:43:07 by Ada
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a restrictive New York gun law in a major ruling for gun rights.

The justices’ 6-3 decision is expected to ultimately allow more people to legally carry guns on the streets of the nation’s largest cities — including New York, Los Angeles and Boston — and elsewhere. About a quarter of the U.S. population lives in states expected to be affected by the ruling, the high court’s first major gun decision in more than a decade.

The ruling comes as Congress is actively working on gun legislation following recent mass shootings in Texas,New York and California.

In their decision, the justices struck down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need for carrying a gun in order to get a license to carry one in public. The justices said the requirement violates the Second Amendment right to “keep and bear arms.”

California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island all have similar laws likely to be challenged as a result of the ruling. The Biden administration had urged the justices to uphold New York’s law.

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#1. To: Ada (#0)

FJB and the bicycle he rode in on fell off.

“ On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. ” ~ H. L. Mencken

Lod  posted on  2022-06-23   11:45:40 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: Ada (#0)

Supreme Court strikes New York gun law in major ruling

Chicago tried to ban new handgun registrations under the Home Rule law.

If you owned a handgun and it was registered that was fine, but not new registrations were allowed.

The Illinois Supreme Court said that move was unconstitutional. So, Chicago must now allow new handgun registrations.

Morton Grove, Illinois banned possession of handguns as did Oak Park.

We worked with a kid who lived in Morton Grove. Several of us were calling him a "gunless wimp". ;)

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke

BTP Holdings  posted on  2022-06-23   17:55:19 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

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