Bloomberg Law
Nov. 3, 2021, 5:31 PM

High Court Signals It Will Void New York Gun-Carrying Limits (1)

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they are poised to rule that most people have a constitutional right to carry a handgun outside the home, casting doubt on a New York law that requires a special justification to get a permit.

Hearing arguments in Washington Wednesday, the court’s six conservatives indicated they will back a National Rifle Association affiliate and two people who say the state is violating their Second Amendment rights. The state issues concealed-carry licenses only to those who can show a particular need for protection.

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