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After a federal judge said New York could implement gun restrictions adopted after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled down a century-old law, public prosecutor general hailed the victory in our efforts to protect New Yorkers.”

“Responsible gun controls save lives and any attempt gun lobby tear down New York smart gun the laws of government will met with furious defense of law,” Letitia James said. on Wednesday evening.

In June, in in aftermath of mass shootings at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas and supermarket in Buffalo, NY, conservative The US Supreme Court overturned the New York law. in 1911.

Law said anyone desire to carry a gun in public had prove “right cause”.

Judge Clarence Thomas said 111-year- the old law was a violation of in second changing the right to bear arms and also 14th amendment, which made second-amendment rights applicable to the states.

“Apart from a few late 19th-century exclusive jurisdictions,” Thomas wrote, “American governments simply did not prohibit public carry of commonly used firearms for private defense”.

In dissent, liberal Stephen Breuer wrote: “In 2020, 45,222 Americans were killed by firearms. Because the start of this is year 277 mass shootings were recorded – an average of more how one in a day.”

The same source, the Gun Violence Archive, now places this total at 450.

Breuer wrote, “Gun violence has now surpassed motor violence.” vehicle falls like leading cause of death among children and teenagers. Many states have tried to solve some of danger of gun violence … today the court greatly burdens the efforts of states.

Joe Biden said: “I call on Americans across the country to make their voices heard on gun safety. life on line.”

Cathy Hochul, Governor of New York, said, “The Supreme Court sets us back… This decision is not just reckless, it’s reprehensible.”

Hochul convened the legislature back in session. He developed the Concealed Carry Improvement Act, or CCIA.

According to James, CCIA “strengthens requirements for concealed carry permit, prohibits weapons in sensitive locations, allows private business to ban guns on their premises, increases the security of storage requirementsrequires social media review forthcoming of definite gun purchases and requires background checks on all purchases of ammunition to protect New Yorkers.”

The law was challenged by gun owners of America and the Gun Owners Foundation. Wednesday GOA said CCIA will “essentially do everything of New York a gun-free zone and violates rights of its citizens.”

judge Glenn Saddaby, of US District Court in northern region of New York, they both said gun groups had no right to file a case.

But Saddabi also stated support, describing “strong feeling of in safety that a licensed concealed handgun regularly provides, or will provide, many law-abiding responsible citizens in the state is too powerless to physically protect itself in public without a gun.”

An appeal is likely. CCIA entered into effect on Thursday.

Mayor on Wednesday of Eric Adams of New York said: “The US Supreme Court… decision shot was heard round in world what took dead aim for safety of all New Yorkers.

“New York will defend against it’s a decision and starting tomorrow, new acceptability requirements for concealed carry permit applicants and restrictions on carrying of hidden weapon in ‘sensitive locations’, like Times Square, take effect”.

new the law caused the change in what New York authorities officially consider Times Square. As the New York Times reported, new the borders stretch far beyond the bustling and neon-lit downtown of Midtown, known to tourists around the world but largely shunned by locals.

According to the CCIA, “Times Square Free Zone” will run “from Ninth to Sixth Avenue and from 53rd to 40th Street and consists of about three dozen quarters, ”the message says.

One New Yorker interviewed by the Times dismissed the idea that the Port Authority bus station, on Eighth Avenue, may be considered part of of Times Square, even in to make it gun-free zone.

“No,” said Robert Govan, 62. citynewspaper of record. “Not way. Will not happen.”

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