Washington Times: Supreme Court to weigh New York’s limit on carrying a handgun

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Alex Swoyer

New York


Gun Safety

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on September 20, 2021.

Daniel Goldberg, legal director for the Alliance for Justice, said it’s “deeply concerning” that the new 6-3 conservative majority with Mr. Trump’s three appointments will now weigh the right to carry firearms outside the home.

“President Trump — backed by the NRA — made clear that one of his litmus tests was justices that would turn back the clock when it came to the ability of the state and local governments to protect citizens from gun violence,” Mr. Goldberg said.

“I hope I am wrong, but I think these justices — the ultraconservative justices on the court — are on the court with the backing of the NRA, and I think are teed up to handcuff the ability of local officials to keep their citizens safe,” he added.

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