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Supreme Court Keeps New York City Gun Case on Argument Calendar

Oct. 7, 2019, 1:45 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will keep a Second Amendment showdown on its argument calendar, even after New York City loosened the gun-transportation restrictions at the center of the fight.

The justices rejected the city’s request to dismiss a challenge to the rules as moot, though the court said in a two-sentence order that it will revisit the issue during arguments, scheduled for Dec. 2. The rebuff is at least a temporary win for gun-rights advocates hoping the court will use the case to bolster the constitutional right to bear arms.

The argument will be the court’s first in...

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