Today, the U.S. Supreme Court in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen, affirmed two of the major arguments that I’ve long made in all of my Second Amendment litigation. First, that the Second Amendment was merely a codification of a pre-existing, natural right. See, Decision at 11, 16, 25, 42. Second, that … Continue reading Reading The Tea Leaves: The Effect of SCOTUS’ Bruen Decision On PA’s Firearm Laws
In a monumental, 6-3, 135 page decision in New York Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that the right to keep and bear arms extends outside the home. For background, the State of New York makes it a crime to possess a firearm without a license, whether inside or outside … Continue reading MONUMENTAL DECISION – US Supreme Court Affirms The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Outside The Home
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in NY State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA), et al. v. Corlett, et al, limited to the issue of "[w]hether the State's denial of petitioners' applications for concealed-carry licenses for self-defense violated the Second Amendment." This will be an extremely interesting issue to watch, especially given the … Continue reading US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear NY State Rifle and Pistol Association, et al v. Corlett, et al.