Justices Alito and Thomas Just Gave GOA Good News!
By Zeke Y
Gun Owners of America (GOA) just got some great news regarding our legal battle against New York’s tyrannical gun control law.
GOA and its foundation (GOF) filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court late last month, asking the Justices to compel the lower courts to follow the Bruen decision.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court spoke in regard to our case!
And while the Court did not grant our emergency appeal, Justices Thomas and Alito made an incredible statement scolding the Second Circuit for issuing a stay order without giving a reason, and for not expediting consideration of the appeal.
In fact, the Justices explicitly told GOA and GOF that we “should NOT be deterred by today’s order,” and that we should continue pressing our case if the courts are too slow or issue a bad decision.
Plus, this is key: Thomas and Alito said that our case has exposed “novel and serious questions under both the First and the Second Amendments.”
So the Supreme Court has effectively put the Second Circuit on notice – and encouraged us to seek relief again if the Second Circuit fails to act.
Of course, this draws out our expensive legal battle even longer. But Gun Owners Foundation is committed to