Eric Adams warns New York City could get even MORE dangerous and people should be ‘very afraid’ if the Supreme Court slaps down state law forcing gun owners to have permit to carry firearm

Eric Adams has warned New Yorkers that they should be ‘very afraid’ of what will happen in their city if the Supreme Court strikes down a long-held state law requiring gun owners to have a license in order to carry a firearm. America’s highest court – which has come under fire in recent weeks for a leaked draft that would overturn women’s federal abortion rights – is expected to issue a decision in the case, brought by a New York gun group that wants the permit law repealed, in the coming weeks. The law the group seeks to repeal took effect in 1911, and requires licenses for New Yorkers to possess firearms small enough to be concealed. During a press conference in Harlem Thursday, Adams told reporters that he suspects the court will toss the century-old gun guidance. ‘After what we saw the Supreme Court did on abortion,’ Adams said, ‘we should be very afraid.’ The tough-on-crime mayor went on to explain how he believes cities like New York are being overlooked by lawmakers looking to nix the law – which requires Big Apple residents to obtain a concealed carry permit before being allowed to carry a gun on the city’s streets. ‘In densely populated communities like New York, this ruling could have a major impact on us,’ Adams, 61, said, before adding that his team was exploring potential ways to respond to the expected ruling. ‘We are now looking with our legal experts to see what we can […]

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