Supreme Court Ruling Overturning New York’s Conceal Carry Gun Law Roundly Rebuked


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(Photos: YouTube\Supreme Court) NEW YORK - As the gravity of today's Supreme Court 6-3 ruling in the New York Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen sinks into the minds of many New Yorkers and Americans, organizations, politicians, civil rights leaders and many others are denouncing the ruling from the right-wing conservative Court as the nation is still healing from recent mass murder shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas.In response to the decision, the New York Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union issued the following joint statement from Executive Director Donna Lieberman and Legal Director David Cole:Donna Lieberman, NYCLU Executive Director:“Forcing states to allow people to walk around with hidden weapons brings the threat of violence into everyday public spaces and stokes fears that could stop people from confidently navigating public spaces, speaking their minds, or taking action on political issues. In the midst of nationwide gun tragedies, the Supreme Court should not be striking down gun regulations that can promote open democracy, bolster public safety, and protect people’s lives. Given that states can still enforce other safety measures, we encourage and expect New York to regulate guns as effectively and fairly as possible to...