Here’s why a New York City concealed carry permit is almost impossible to obtain

Here's why a New York City concealed carry permit is almost impossible to obtain

Mayor de Blasio: New York City will likely see more revenue losses without a stimulus Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here . Three decades ago, it was the crime capital of the world. Now, New York City – spanning the five boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island – has become a mere shadow of its former self, as the coronavirus forces the population into lockdown. While overall crime rates initially fell in March, rebellion throughout May has steadily spiked, and concerns of a return to the heyday are emerging — but some bemoan that it is only the criminals who have handguns. So, how hard is it for a regular New Yorker to obtain a concealed carry permit (CCW)? Next to impossible. "New York City is one of the most restrictive CCW jurisdictions in the country, and it is very hard to get. On average it takes between six and nine months. It’s recommended that one use an attorney who is experienced in the process," Nino Bosaz, the New York-based editorial director of Athlon Outdoors, told Fox News. "The initial application usually results in a denial that must then be appealed. The city does not generally recognize an individual right to carry outside the home, and tie the carry license to a business, where the applicant must prove a ‘justifiable need’ to carry concealed." PUBLIC HEALTH VERSUS PUBLIC SAFETY: CONFUSION LOOMS AS SEX OFFENDERS ARE […]

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