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Justice Department opposes Supreme Court gun ruling that expands Second Amendment rights

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Supporters of gun control hold signs in front of supporters of gun rights during a demonstration by victims of gun violence in front of the Supreme Court as arguments begin in a major case on gun rights on November 3, 2021. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images
The DOJ disagreed with the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a century-old New York gun law.
The Supreme Court on Thursday expanded Second Amendment rights to carrying a gun outside the home.
Democrats criticized the Supreme Court's decision.
The Department of Justice on Thursday opposed the Supreme Court's decision to expand gun rights...
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Top Democrats blast 'extremist, right-wing' Supreme Court ruling: 'An invitation for more gun deaths and chaos in America's neighborhoods'

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Protestor holds a sign while attending a gun safety reform rally near the Capitol on June 6, 2022. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Democrats on Thursday criticized the Supreme Court's decision expanding gun rights.
The ruling "is an invitation for more gun deaths and chaos in America's neighborhoods," Sen. Dick Durbin said.
The Supreme Court expanded Second Amendment rights to carry a gun outside the home for self-defense purposes.
Top Democratic leaders on Thursday tore into the Supreme Court's decision to expand gun rights - the most significant Second Amendment...
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NRA celebrates victory in Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images
The National Rifle Association cheered the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling to expand gun rights.
NRA chief Wayne LaPierre called it "a watershed win for good men and women all across America."
The decision "brings life-saving justice to law-abiding Americans," LaPierre added.
The National Rifle Association on Thursday cheered the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling to expand gun rights , calling it a "watershed win." "Today's ruling is a watershed win for good men and women all across America and is the...
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New York to respond to Supreme Court decision with citywide gun buyback program and potential special legislative session

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
New York state and city lawmakers immediately responded to Thursday's Supreme Court decision.
The 6-3 decision struck down a century-old NY gun law requiring a permit for concealed carry guns.
A New York City council member announced plans to introduce a city-wide gun buyback program.
New York is responding to Thursday's Supreme Court decision with a city-wide gun buyback program and a potential special legislative session in Albany. With a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a century-old New York law which not only...
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Supreme Court strikes down century-old New York law, dramatically expanding Second Amendment rights to carry guns outside the home

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The gun-control activist David Hogg at a rally outside the US Supreme Court on November 3. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a century-old New York gun law.
The ruling expands Second Amendment rights, alarming gun-control advocates.
The decision was 6-3. The court's three liberal justices dissented.
The Supreme Court on Thursday declared that the US Constitution protects an individual's right to carry a gun outside the home for self-defense purposes, a 6-3 decision that dramatically expands Second Amendment rights. The court struck down a century-old...
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