New York, U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- In the first firearms related Second Amendment case to be heard in a decade, the Supreme Court granted a writ of Certiorari (decided to hear) the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. The City of New York. This case will have major ramifications for Second Amendment jurisprudence.
Issue(s): Whether New York City’s ban on transporting a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun to a home or shooting range outside city limits is consistent with the Second Amendment, the commerce clause and the constitutional right to travel.
When will oral arguments be heard and when will it be decided?
Reuters thinks it will be heard in October of 2019. From reuters.com:
The case will be heard and decided in the court’s next term, which starts in October and ends in June 2020.
Heritage thinks it could be in the spring or fall. From heritage.org:
Thankfully, the Supreme Court will hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York, …Read the Rest