Posted January 27, 2019 2:42 pm by Comments

By John Crump

Human Rights Lawsuit

By John Crump

SCOTUS To Hear Challenge to New York Gun Travel Ban

Washington, D.C.-(Ammoland.com)- It has been almost ten years since the Supreme Court of The United States has taken up a gun law related case. In that case, Dick Hiller defeated the Washington DC gun ban. The court ruled that the Second Amendment protected an individual’s right to possess a firearm. Since then the court has refused to take up any further gun cases until now.

SCOTUS will review a New York City ban on transferring a firearm outside the city. Basically, a gun travel ban.

Even if the gun was unloaded and licensed the gun owner could not leave the town with it. This restriction included taking the weapon to a weekend home or a range outside the city. The New York State Pistol and Rifle Association requested the review claiming that the law is draconian and put an undue burden on the gun owner.

The New York State Pistol and Rifle Association (NYSPRA) is associated with the Nationals Rifle Association and has a similar mission to the NRA. Instead of concentrating on the national stage the NYSPRA focuses its efforts on the state level. It is New …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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