Supreme Court gun ruling sparks furor in New York, Washington

6/24/2022 9:58:00 AM

Lawmakers hailed, panned a Supreme Court on concealed carry permits for guns.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams warned that the ruling would allow for more guns on the streets and put residents at risk.

Lawmakers hailed, panned a Supreme Court on concealed carry permits for guns.

Members of the media gather around demonstrators outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, June 21, 2022.striking down a New York state lawThe 6-3 opinion was authored by Justice Clarence Thomas for the conservative majority with the three liberal justices dissenting.

MORE: Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed handguns in publicNew York Gov. Kathy Hochul signs a package of bills to strengthen gun laws, June 6, 2022, in New York.New York City's Democratic Mayor Eric Adams warned that the ruling would allow for more guns on the streets and put residents at risk.

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Maybe New York shouldn't have tried to infringe gun rights then Liberal democrats are so fueled with rage & hate that they refuse to look at themselves and reanalyze their position on abortion to see that they are talking about 'murder' the killing of innocence, how can you talk about love, equal rights, justice, and peace so much and not see

More guns on the street. In a city with the one of the most restrictive gun control laws in the nation. “More” Its a step backwards '[M]ore guns on the streets,' by law abiding citizens (not criminals) would make residents safer. Law abiding citizens are not criminals. Our Right to bear arms doesn't fuel crimes — the culture of rage and violence does. Guns protect — asks any security detail.

GOOD! Now being able to defend yourself won’t be a special privilege only for the wealthy and politically well connected!!!! Can’t wait to get my CCW! That’s where he is wrong. This means no more back room deals and this now allows the average person the ability to protect themselves, which his policies do not do.

Exactly It shouldn’t. They can still make it hard to get a gun and they do. But no one should have to prove why they need one…Let’s flip it… if a woman came to get an abortion would you ask her to prove that she needed it? No. The way New Yorkers be yeah y'all don't deserve guns but also murder is a law and it's sadly still done regardless it being a law So what's the difference? Stabbings still happen in the UK

New York concealed carry case: Supreme Court rules against NY gun lawThe Supreme Court has ruled that New York's concealed carry statute that requires an individual to establish 'proper cause' in order to obtain a license violates the Constitution. Finally people of the left-wing radical States. We'll get some protection:-)

Truly my gun at hone have save me more times than i can remmember with multiple intruders and never fired a shot

Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking New York limitsThe ruling comes as Congress is working toward passage of gun legislation following mass shootings in Texas, New York and California. Patbagley Fuck Milestone victory for 2A right for NYers.

Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law along ideological linesThe Supreme Court ruled in favor of New York gun owners who want to carry weapons outside the home. The 6-3 decision, which divided the court along the usual ideological lines, follows a series of high-profile mass shootings. So the purpose of arresting the man outside Kavanaugh's house was for what then? I guess he was entitled to be there. A major win for the American People with the SCOTUS protecting their individual rights from the government. DISPICABLE.

Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law restricting concealed carry in major Second Amendment caseThe Supreme Court ruling is a victory for Second Amendment advocates, who opposed the New York law restricting concealed carry gun licenses.

Supreme Court strikes New York gun law, expanding gun rightsThe Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry guns in public, a major expansion of gun rights. Damn straight! Guns, especially the kind the founding fathers never could have imagined, deserve far more rights than people, except fetuses, we need those to grow into school children, so we can protect a gun’s right to be used in a school shooting! Thoughts and prayers for the brave children who will be giving their lives an a classroom so Cletus can compensate for his tiny peepee.

Supreme Court strikes New York gun law, expanding gun rightsThe justices’ 6-3 decision is expected to ultimately allow more people to legally carry guns on the streets of the nation’s largest cities and elsewhere. Finally some wins for freedom! Yay! 🙌

By June 23, 2022, 5:48 PM 1:23 Members of the media gather around demonstrators outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, June 21, 2022.Email Justices scrutinize New York gun law In a case that could lead to a landmark ruling, the justices with the U.California .06/23/2022 11:18 AM EDT Link Copied The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of gun owners who want to carry their weapons outside the home, striking down New York state’s rules giving local officials broad authority to deny such permits for almost any reason.

Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images The Supreme Court ruling Thursday striking down a New York state law limiting the right to carry a concealed handgun in public is sparking a furor from Albany to Washington as gun safety activists and Democrats warn the ruling will lead to more guns, and more violence. The high court's ruling struck down the century-old law mandating that gun owners demonstrate "proper cause" to carry a concealed handgun outside of their homes. Supreme Court are looking at New York's century-old law regarding carrying a concealed weapon in public. The 6-3 opinion was authored by Justice Clarence Thomas for the conservative majority with the three liberal justices dissenting. The justices said that requirement violates the Second Amendment right to “keep and bear arms. President Joe Biden said he was "deeply disappointed" by the ruling, saying it "contradicts both common sense and the Constitution, and should deeply trouble us all. New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v." "In the wake of the horrific attacks in Buffalo and Uvalde, as well as the daily acts of gun violence that do not make national headlines, we must do more as a society -- not less -- to protect our fellow Americans," he said in a statement. “That is not how the First Amendment works when it comes to unpopular speech or the free exercise of religion.

"I urge states to continue to enact and enforce commonsense laws to make their citizens and communities safer from gun violence. New York courts defined "proper cause" to require applicants to show a "special need" to defend themselves and not just wanted to protect themselves. New York Gov." MORE: Supreme Court strikes down New York law regulating concealed handguns in public The decision sparked an outcry among New York Democrats, including New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul, who said she might call a special session of the state legislature to consider responses to the ruling -- falling just six weeks after 10 Black people were killed in a mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket. "Thus, the nation is split, with the Second Amendment alive and well in the vast middle of the nation, and those same rights disregarded near the coasts," Clement wrote on behalf of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association , or NYSRPA, and two residents. "It is outrageous that at a moment of national reckoning on gun violence, the Supreme Court has recklessly struck down a New York law that limits those who can carry concealed weapons," Hochul New York Gov. It’s reprehensible. Kathy Hochul signs a package of bills to strengthen gun laws, June 6, 2022, in New York.  The ruling on this case fell on 6-3 lines with Justice Clarence Thomas writing the opinion for the majority. It was not entirely clear how the ruling would impact states and localities outside New York which make it difficult to obtain permits to carry guns for self-defense outside the home.

Mary Altaffer/AP "In response to this ruling, we are closely reviewing our options -- including calling a special session of the legislature," she added. "Just as we swiftly passed nation-leading gun reform legislation, I will continue to do everything in my power to keep New Yorkers safe from gun violence. Before  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, the court had turned down a review of the same issue. “Since the start of this year alone (2022), there have already been 277 reported mass shootings—an average of more than one per day,” Breyer wrote." New York City's Democratic Mayor Eric Adams warned that the ruling would allow for more guns on the streets and put residents at risk. "We have been preparing for this decision and will continue to do everything possible to work with our federal, state, and local partners to protect our city." Hochul said, "It is outrageous that at a moment of national reckoning on gun violence, the Supreme Court has recklessly struck down a New York law that limits those who can carry concealed weapons. Those efforts will include a comprehensive review of our approach to defining 'sensitive locations' where carrying a gun is banned, and reviewing our application process to ensure that only those who are fully qualified can obtain a carry license," he said in a statement. In most of the country gun owners have little difficulty legally carrying their weapons in public. “It requires consideration of facts, statistics, expert opinions, predictive judgments, relevant values, and a host of other circumstances, which together make decisions about how, when, and where to regulate guns more appropriately legislative work.

"We will work together to mitigate the risks this decision will create once it is implemented, as we cannot allow New York to become the Wild West," he added, ahead of a public press conference." New York is among eight states that have limited who has the right to carry a weapon in public. Congressional Democrats pan ruling after prominent mass shootings Democrats in Washington, meanwhile, bemoaned the decision, noting that it comes as the nation grapples with a spate of high-profile mass shootings, including in Buffalo and at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. "Just weeks after mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, as parents and young people across the country call for an end to gun violence, the far-right Supreme court has struck down one of the nation's oldest gun safety laws.  The ruling is expected to affect laws in all of those states. The state issues unrestricted licenses where a person can carry their gun anywhere and restricted licenses that allow a person to carry the weapon but just for specific purposes such as hunting and target shooting or to and from their place of business. Congress must pass gun safety legislation now," Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. This is a breaking news story and will be updated.Y.

, A person wears an NRA hat in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2022. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images "This right-wing Supreme Court just gave in to the gun lobby and struck down a critical New York State gun control law. Latest News. As we face rising gun violence across the country, this decision will only make it harder to protect New Yorkers from dangerous weapons in our communities," added Rep. Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y. “Does the dissent think that laws like New York’s prevent or deter such atrocities? Will a person bent on carrying out a mass shooting be stopped if he knows that it is illegal to carry a handgun outside the home? And how does the dissent account for the fact that one of the mass shootings near the top of its list took place in Buffalo? The New York law at issue in this case obviously did not stop that perpetrator.

Aligned groups advocating for stricter gun laws echoed those lamentations, painting in stark terms the violence they say could follow the ruling. "More people will be harmed by guns as a result of today's decision," Everytown for Gun Safety Executive Director Eric Tirschwell said Thursday. "More people will be intimidated by guns, more people will be shot and wounded and more people will be shot and killed. By wrongly issuing this decision, and ignoring its public safety implications, the Supreme Court risks converting the Constitution into a suicide pact.. Heller , a 5-4 decision which found a constitutional right for individuals to keep a gun in their residence but didn’t opine on rights beyond the home.

." Republicans, gun rights groups rejoice Republicans and gun rights groups, for their part, hailed the ruling, casting it as a needed protection of the Second Amendment. "Today's SCOTUS decision reaffirms what we already knew: the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed," tweeted Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont. "This is a major victory for law-abiding gun owners across America. “The Second Amendment has a distinct history and tradition,” Deputy Solicitor General Brian Fletcher said at the arguments in November.

" "While states like NY have tried to restrict your Constitutional 2nd Amendment right through burdensome laws and regulations, today's Supreme Court ruling rightfully ensures the right of all law-abiding Americans to defend themselves without unnecessary government interference," said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in a .