Congresswoman Tenney was in Ilion defending Second Amendment rights

Congresswoman Tenney was in Ilion defending Second Amendment rights

Congresswoman Tenney was in Ilion defending Second Amendment rights ILION, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) – On July 6th, Congresswoman Tenney announced she is leading the amicus brief at a Second Amendment rally in Ilion, where she was joined by state and local officials, including Senator Peter Oberacker, Assemblyman Brian Miller, and Ilion Mayor Brian Lamica. The officials also highlighted the devastating impact legislation in Albany could have on firearms manufacturers like Remington Arms if signed into law by Governor Cuomo. Remington Arms has operated in the Mohawk Valley for more than 200 years but could be forced to leave the state if unprecedented legislation unfairly targeting law-abiding firearms manufactures is signed by Governor Cuomo. She has been leading 168 of her House colleagues in a congressional amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court defending our right to conceal carry under the Second Amendment to the Constitution. The case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Corlett, challenges New York’s onerous and arbitrary conceal carry restrictions, which unconstitutionally bar law-abiding New Yorkers from exercising their Second Amendment rights. The amicus brief will formally be submitted to the Supreme Court in the coming days. “I am honored to lead this important congressional brief to the Supreme Court, which defends our ability to keep and bear arms for personal protection,” Congresswoman Tenney said. “This fundamental right is protected by the Constitution and it must be safeguarded. New Yorkers have endured attacks on our Second Amendment rights for decades, including from the unconstitutional SAFE […]

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