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Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law in major ruling

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The Supreme Court has struck down a New York gun law in a ruling expected to directly impact half a dozen other populous states.
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Supreme Court strikes New York gun law in major ruling that could affect Massachusetts laws

Supreme Court strikes New York gun law in major ruling that could affect Massachusetts laws

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a restrictive New York gun law in a major ruling for gun rights.
The justices' 6-3 decision is expected to ultimately allow more people to legally carry guns on the streets of the nation's largest cities - including New York, Los Angeles and Boston - and elsewhere. About a quarter of the U.S. population lives in states expected to be affected by the ruling, the high court's first major gun decision in more than a decade.
The ruling comes as Congress is actively working on gun legislation following recent mass shootings in Texas,New...
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Supreme Court expands gun rights in major Second Amendment ruling

Supreme Court expands gun rights in major Second Amendment ruling

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The Supreme Court struck down a New York state law that made it difficult to obtain a handgun carry permit, marking the justices' first major opinion on Second Amendment rights in more than a decade.
The decision to invalidate New York's law throws into question the legality of similar restrictions in more than a half dozen other states that give licensing officials wide discretion over concealed carry permitting.
The ruling comes after recent mass shootings reignited a wrenching debate over how to balance a constitutional right to bear arms with Americans' concerns for personal safety in...
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Supreme Court strikes down restrictive New York law in major gun rights case: LIVE

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In an opinion authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the court ruled 6-3 to strike down the New York law.
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Supreme Court strikes New York gun law in major ruling with implications for Maryland's own concealed-carry law

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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a New York case could loosen gun restrictions in Maryland and other states, making it easier for people to carry firearms in public. Both New York and Maryland require that the concealed carry applicant demonstrate a need to possess their firearms outside of their home.
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Supreme Court rules for GOP lawmakers in voter ID case

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law.
The 8-1 decision doesn't end the more than three-year dispute over the voter ID law, which is not currently in effect and has been challenged in both state and federal court. The decision just means that Republican legislative leaders can intervene in the federal lawsuit to defend the law. A lower court had ruled the lawmakers' interests were already being adequately represented by the state's attorney general...
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U.S. Supreme Court knocks down New York's 'concealed-carry' restrictions

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that New York's strict rules for granting concealed-carry permits to gun owners violates the 14th and Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The 6-3 decision - viewed by legal scholars as the most significant gun rights case in a decade - finds in favor of two Rensselaer County gun owners. The decision could significantly expand the number of Americans who are able to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down N.Y. Concealed Carry Law

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The court ruled the law violated the Fourteenth Amendment.
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