New York Still Plays Games with Second Amendment

Gov. Kathy Hochul, D-N.Y

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down the state’s 100-year “may issue” concealed carry law, requiring applicants to demonstrate a subjective special need to obtain a carry permit, Gov. Kathy Hochul, D-N.Y., signed a new bill into law that’s even more subjective and more restrictive.

It requires applicants to prove “good moral character” by releasing their social media accounts, and it turns virtually all of New York into a gun free zone.

Gun Owners of America (GOA) filed a federal lawsuit July 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, naming State Police Superintendent Kevin Bruen as defendant.

Sam Paredes, a GOA board member, appeared on Newsmax TV’s “American Agenda,” July 14 to discuss their lawsuit.

“The lawsuit was filed because the Supreme Court absolutely directed lower courts and governments to the fact that they can no longer use subjective procedures in order to issue concealed weapons permits across the country,” he told host Katrina Szish…

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