Posted June 28, 2022 8:40 am by Comments

By Erich Pratt

Headlines from around the country following the Supreme Court’s decision on the Second Amendment in June, 2022.
New York Times, June 24, 2022
Tens of millions of Americans face an onslaught of litigation and legislative revision after a sweeping Supreme Court decision making it easier to carry a firearm in public upended gun control laws in at least a half-dozen states….
The Supreme Court ruling does not immediately nullify or revise these state laws; it just makes clear that they are unconstitutional, effectively forcing state officials to revamp them.
“These states have to come into compliance, or we will force them to,” said Stephen D. Stamboulieh, a lawyer for Gun Owners of America….
“We are going to see a lot of litigation,” said Adam Winkler, a University of California, Los Angeles, professor who specializes in gun policy. “This sets a new test for Second Amendment cases that calls into question most of the key elements of the gun safety agenda over the last decade.”
The result, according to lawyers on both sides of the gun debate, is that pending cases or even past rulings related to issues such as bans on certain assault rifles or high-capacity magazines on handguns or rifles could have different outcomes that

Source: Gun Owners of America

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