The Court concluded that New York City’s change of its ordinance made the case moot, meaning it no longer presented a live “case or controversy” for the Court to decide.
This NRA-supported case challenges a New York City ordinance that violates the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding city residents by restricting lawful travel with firearms.
The Supreme Court has deferred making a decision on the Suggestion of Mootness in the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. New York City Oral arguments will be heard on 2 December 2019.
This is an incredible admission from an attorney, asking the Supreme Court of the USA to allow public opinion and shifting political whims and winds to determine our constitutional rights.
Now, suddenly, there is a second effort to stop the Supreme Court from hearing this case by changing New York State penal law.
The city asked SCOTUS to suspend the filing of briefs while the city considered changes to the regulation. The Justices rejected the city’s request.
For nearly a decade, the Supreme Court has been mostly silent on the Second Amendment, despite a flood of petitions. The High Court is now poised to speak and many are anxious to hear what it has to..
The election of President Trump, his appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court, and the work of the NRA all continue to play a vital role in preserving the right to keep & bear arms.
The National Rifle Association applauds an amicus brief signed by 24 attorneys general & governors in support of NY State Rifle & Pistol Association v. New York City, court case challenging New York..
GOA and GOF are optimistic that this case will provide much-needed relief to New Yorkers and those “living behind enemies lines” in anti-gun states.