Supreme Court Grants Cert in Second Amendment Concealed Carry Case

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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an NRA-backed case about concealed carry laws in New York. IMG NRA-ILA

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Today the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear an NRA-backed case challenging New York’s restrictive concealed-carry-licensing regime. This sets the stage for the Supreme Court to affirm what most states already hold as true, that there is an individual right to self-defense outside of the home.

This case challenges New York’s requirement that applicants demonstrate “proper cause” to carry a firearm. New York regularly uses this requirement to deny applicants the right to carry a firearm outside of their home. The NRA believes that law-abiding citizens should not be required to prove they are in peril to receive the government’s permission to exercise this constitutionally protected right.

Speaking on the Court’s decision, Jason Ouimet, Executive Director of NRA-ILA said, “The Court rarely takes Second Amendment cases. Now it’s decided to hear one of the most critical Second Amendment issues. We’re confident that the Court will tell New York and the other states that our Second Amendment right to defend ourselves is fundamental, and doesn’t vanish when we leave our homes.”

In addition to ruling on this statute, this case will give the Supreme Court the opportunity to clarify the precedent that it has created surrounding the Second Amendment. It has been over a decade since the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to have a handgun in the home for self-defense in District of Columbia v. Heller. In 2010, the Court also ruled that the Second Amendment is a fundamental right that applies to the states in McDonald v. City of Chicago.

It is hard to overstate how important this cause is. The decision will affect the laws in many states that currently restrict carrying a firearm outside of the home. NRA-ILA is working hard to defend your constitutional rights and is prepared to argue this case in order to protect the rights of Americans everywhere.

The case is called New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen.

Please stay tuned to www.nraila.org for future updates on this and all of ILA’s efforts to defend your constitutional rights. 


About NRA-ILA:

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess, and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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The other Jim
The other Jim
5 months ago

The weasel Roberts has a lot of pressure on him now. Which way will he go? Can he come out gracefully if he goes Left again? Is Lin Wood right and Roberts is paling around with the kids like “Jacko and his boy pals” or involved with sex trafficking? Lin Wood is very reputable and it was important they get to the bottom of any possible leverage the Left may have on Roberts. Has anyone heard on any update or facts presented that Lin Woods claims were true?

snowmaker
snowmaker
5 months ago
Reply to  The other Jim

Obama wants Roberts job like a new born baby wants oxygen. he will expend anything and everything to possess it. Once he is also head of the UN, they’ll use the first amendment to nullify the court itself, and thus the bill of rights. they will put us safely under UN control until something more fair to the rest of the world can be worked out, like a mass prisoner i mean citizen exchange.

Jaque
Jaque
5 months ago

This gives the communist controlled high court the chance to nullify Heller and worse. Its russian roulette. Its certain Roberts has been threatened before to force outcomes, and this case will be no different.

Darkman
Darkman
5 months ago

Just one more opportunity for Roberts to join with the Liberals and sell “We the People” down to road. I have No Faith in this or any Court to Preserve or Protect the Constitution. That is the Job of Patriots who are willing to make Courageous Sacrifices for the Ideals of Freedom and Liberty. As was done for Us 246 years ago by the Founding Patriots. My only fear is that there are few who are Willing and fewer who Will Act.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
5 months ago

I guess now we will get a chance to see if the majority of the supreme court is going to actually follow the constitution or go with Uncle Joe kamalatoe’s orders.

The other Jim
The other Jim
5 months ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

Musicman, hearing on the case in the Fall then 6 months or so for ruling, so we are looking at a year or so. By that time a Republican Justice could pass, Biden appoint a Anti-Constitution Liberal and Roberts remaining Left will result in a bad outcome. But there are many possible happenings within the year.