Posted June 24, 2022 7:14 am by Comments

By Erich Pratt

The Supreme Court’s Thursday ruling affirming Americans’ rights to carry guns in public is a “good day as far as the protection for the Second Amendment,” said Erich Pratt, the senior vice president of Gun Owners of America on Newsmax.
He added it will save lives when people are able to better protect themselves, shortly after the court’s ruling was announced.
“We’re obviously very ecstatic,” said Pratt on Newsmax’s “National Report” “This is a great opinion, and they couldn’t have picked a better justice to write the opinion than Justice [Clarence] Thomas.”
Thomas wrote for the 6-3 majority that the Constitution protects “an individual’s right to carry a handgun for self-defense outside the home.”
The justices’ decision strikes down a New York law that requires gun holders to demonstrate a particular need to carry a gun in order to get a license that allows them to carry guns in public.
“It reaffirms the fact that the Second Amendment protects an individual,” Pratt said. “He points out that the judges in the appellate system and the district system have been ignoring the Second Amendment. This is going to have a huge impact on the way courts apply the Second Amendment in cases to come.”
Pratt said he also thinks the

Source: Gun Owners of America

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