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peacepipe 04-15-2013 11:36 AM

SCOTUS upholds new yorks stricter gun laws


The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now.

The justices on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a strict New York law that makes it difficult for residents to get a license to carry a concealed handgun in public.

The court did not comment in turning away an appeal from five state residents and the Second Amendment Foundation. Their lawsuit also drew support from the National Rifle Association and 20 states.

The high court action comes amid an intensifying congressional debate on new gun control measures. The issue has resurfaced prominently in Washington in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that killed 20 children and six adults.

cutthemdown 04-15-2013 01:55 PM

Thats a good thing for criminals. Like i said some homeless dude set someone on fire by my house. From now on my "peace" maker travels with me.

04-19-2013 08:48 AM

This is cowardly and frankly unconstitutional. Heller ruled people are allowed to possess defensive weapons. If you cannot take them outside the home, how can you truly defend yourself? This reeks of cop-out.

TonyR 04-19-2013 09:14 AM

A gun control bill passed in Delaware yesterday.

errand 04-19-2013 09:55 AM

So the supreme court doesn't get involved and you say they upheld it? LOL....keep ****ing that chicken!

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