City’s Tough Handgun Laws Could be Challenged by Supreme Court Ruling on Chicago

City’s Tough Handgun Laws Could be Challenged by Supreme Court Ruling on Chicago – The Supreme Court has ruled that cities and states cannot violate the Second Amendment when they enact gun control laws. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expressing confidence that New York city’s gun regulations will withstand any legal challenge that might emerge from today’s Supreme Court...

Local support for Supreme Court decision on gun ownership

Local support for Supreme Court decision on gun ownership – The US Supreme Court Monday decided to protect the Second Amendment to the Constitution and strike down Chicago’s ban on handguns. In a five to four decision, the court ruled the Second Amendment applies not just to Washington, DC and other federal enclaves, but protects the rights of all Americans throughout the...

Supremes Open Season on City Gun Laws

Supremes Open Season on City Gun Laws – The Supreme Court knocked down Chicago’s ban on handguns yesterday and cleared the way for gun rights groups to file suit against New York’s City’s tough laws on who can keep and carry. The initial reaction of Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to the 5-4 ruling by the Supreme Court on 2nd Amendment rights was that “I am hopeful that it will not require New York to change any of its gun...

2nd Amendment incorporation

Gun rights have prevailed! SCOTUS has ruled the 2nd Amendment has been incorporated to the states in the McDonald v. Chicago case. Here is a link to the...

Schneiderman & Donovan agree on microstamping

Rivals see eye to eye on microstamping – In a political atmosphere where it’s often taboo to agree with the opposing political party during campaign season, two attorney general candidates came together to fight for a bill that would have helped law enforcement track bullet casings back to the gun they were fired...
Page 180 of 182« First...102030...178179180181182