Skip to comments.Biden Administration Asks the U.S. Supreme Court to Judicially Nullify the Right to Bear Arms
Posted on 09/27/2021 2:13:25 PM PDT by PROCON
On September 21, the Biden Administration filed an amicus brief in the pending U.S. Supreme Court case of New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, supporting New York’s draconian and unconstitutional restrictions on the right to bear firearms in public for self-defense.
This NRA-supported challenge to New York’s “may-issue” licensing scheme for public handgun carry is the first Second Amendment challenge to a firearm law to reach the high court since 2010.
New York’s law presumptively denies the right to bear arms for self-defense unless a license applicant can demonstrate a special need for self-protection that distinguishes the person from the general population.
In practice, this means the rich and well-connected can get unrestricted carry licenses but ordinary people cannot, even if they actually face a greater risk of being violently victimized while going about their daily lives in public. The law effectively nullifies for most New Yorkers what the Supreme Court has already characterized as “the individual right to possess and carry weapons in case of confrontation.”
New York’s “may-issue” scheme in fact gives authorities so much discretion that it has fostered a culture of corruption, particularly within the Licensing Division of the New York City Police Department (NYPD). There have been repeated scandals involving the NYPD Licensing Division’s application process, with “facilitators” offering gifts and bribes to licensing personnel to approve or expedite their clients’ applications. In some cases, this has resulted in the issuance of carry licenses to applicants with otherwise disqualifying criminal histories and in criminal convictions for NYPD officers. In other locales, licenses are issued by elected sheriffs, with preference given to political donors and supporters.
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They are scum.
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And so it begins .... lock and load!
Doesn’t matter what SCOTUS or the fake President says.
Makes you wonder what they are planning to do to us that makes them so afraid that citizens own firearms.
I think Bidet loses this.
Good luck confiscating 300-million guns. Many Democrats shudder at the thought.
Look to Australia for the answer.
They know not what they are asking for.
Behind every blade of grass.
F U JOE!
I think it’s close to 400 million these days.
And I do not trust but 2 of the “conservative” supreme court justices.
Alarm Bells, they are a-Ringing!
Disarm and control the population. It’s the communist game plan that never changes. Communist Joe is only following in the footsteps of all dictators. This will not end well for him or for those who blindly follow his unconstitutional orders.
Time to just say no, people. They can only kill us once.
“Doesn’t matter what SCOTUS or the fake President says.”
Doubly so, because the only way that the 2nd Amendment can be repealed is via Constitutional Amendment. Neither the Supreme Court, nor the President, plays a role in amending the Constitution. Neither one gets a say.
Yea they know what they are asking for but think we do not have the nerve to take them out.
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