NY Gov. & NYC Mayor to Create Gun Control Workarounds

Unelected New York Governor Kathy Hochul and NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced on June 23 their intentions to create new, restrictive gun legislation to circumvent the recent SCOTUS ruling banning constraints on conceal carry permits in New York.On June 23 the Supreme Court of the United States struck down a New York gun-control law that required citizens to show “proper cause” to obtain a concealed carry license. According to local news, when the ruling came down Governor Hochul said that none of the rules in New York would immediately change and she feared citizens would “rush to get concealed carry permits, using the decision as justification.“New York City Mayor Adams said during a press conference, “The decision ignores this shocking crisis of gun violence every day engulfing not only New York, but engulfing our entire country.” Despite New York’s already strict gun laws, while Mayor Adams has been mayor his city has seen a surge in violent crime upwards of 40 percent higher than 2021.The Supreme Court’s decision on the Bruen case ignores the shocking crisis of gun violence. We are already working with partners on ways to undo or mitigate the damage of today’s reckless and irresponsible decision.— Mayor Eric Adams (@NYCMayor) June 24, 2022
Both Mayor Adams and Governor Hochul agree that more gun laws are the answer.According to The Daily Mail, Hochul intends to get around the Supreme Court’s decision by focusing on location rather than …

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