Supreme Court protects right to carry guns outside home in pro-Second Amendment ruling

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2022
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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday a New York state law requiring people to show “proper cause” to carry a firearm ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution.

The 6-3 ruling split the justices down ideological lines, with the court’s three liberal justices saying they would have upheld the law.

The legal battle involved the extent of the Second Amendment right to carry a firearm in the Empire State, and how far states can go to regulate who gets a gun and for what purpose.

The justices reviewed New York’s policy for...

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