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According to a report from Fox News, the Supreme Court has ruled that New York’s requirements to obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun are unconstitutionally restrictive, paving the way for expanded 2nd Amendment rights.

From Fox News…

The existing standard required an applicant to show “proper cause” for seeking a license, and allowed New York officials to exercise discretion in determining whether a person has shown a good enough reason for needing to carry a firearm. Stating that one wished to protect themselves or their property was not enough.

The case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen, was the first major gun rights case before the Supreme Court in more than a decade. 

During oral arguments it seemed likely that the court’s conservative justices would rule against the state.

“Why isn’t it good enough to say I live in a violent area and I want to defend myself?” Justice Brett Kavanaugh asked.

This story is developing…