This case arose as a result of NYC’s unconstitutional ban on transporting a licensed handgun outside city limits. For the past six years, NYC has vehemently defended its handgun transportation ban, but only at the last minute sought to avoid Supreme Court review when city officials realized the odds of success weren’t in their favor.
Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF) presented oral argument today in a federal appellate court in a case that has broad implications for the ability of city governments to restrict firearm ownership.
VIDEO: MSLF recently hosted a panel of experts to discuss the gun confiscation orders known as Red Flag Laws that many states are adopting.
In New York City, officials passed a law that makes it illegal for a licensed handgun owner to simply transport his firearm outside city limits.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski writes today for National Review: Most likely, city officials realize that they can’t win at the Supreme Court and are trying to preemptively cut their losses before they set “bad precedent” for the gun control movement across the nation. Given the Supreme Court’s nearly decade-long silence on the topic, this case…
Lower Courts and New York City Officials are Rebelling against Supreme Court on Second Amendment Rights
Just like officials in New York City, Federal courts all over the country are ignoring the Second Amendment directives handed down by the Supreme Court.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski was cited by Reason magazine, explaining why California’s gun regulations, similar to those proposed by Senator Booker, could actually make guns less safe.
Boulder city council members voted unanimously to ban some of the most commonly owned firearms and magazines in the United States. Council members also raised the age of legal gun ownership in the city from 18 to 21.