NY Rep. Tenney’s push for Supreme Court to overturn state gun law has support from 168 House Republicans

NY Rep. Tenney's push for Supreme Court to overturn state gun law has support from 168 House Republicans

Liberals stacking one law on top of another to push out the Second Amendment: Colion Noir 00:00 00:0001:16GO LIVE Facebook Twitter Email Embed SpeedNormal Autoplay Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., is pushing the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state law limiting who can carry concealed handguns outside their homes, and she has support from 168 House Republicans . Tenney and the coalition of Republicans will file an amicus brief backing the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association’s lawsuit against New York, arguing that its law denying concealed-carry licenses to law-abiding citizens without a "proper cause" determined by the state is a violation of Second Amendment rights, the congresswoman announced Tuesday. The Supreme Court on April 26 agreed to hear an appellate court’s ruling upholding New York’s state rules under the 1911 Sullivan Act . "Everybody is very interested in it," the New York congresswoman told Fox News of those Republicans supporting her brief, adding that she is trying to get some Democrats from pro-Second Amendment states on board, as well. "This would probably give some clarity on a national level as to the ability to restrict Second Amendment rights when it comes to concealed carry, particularly outside the home." New York is among eight states that limit who has the right to carry a weapon in public. The others are: California, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island. Tenney will file the amicus brief within the coming days. The NYSRPA said it welcomes the congresswoman’s legal […]

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