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It did not take long for New York to respond to the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the onerous conditions placed on lawful gun owners who applied for a concealed-carry firearms permit. The Wall Street Journal says:
On Thursday, New York lawmakers will vote on a bill that would require people applying for a concealed-weapons permit to attend in-person training sessions and let officials access their mental-health records during a background check, according to people briefed on the measure.
The bill is expected to be approved by the Democratic-controlled state Legislature.
New York’s legislation would also prohibit the possession of guns in government buildings, courthouses, public transportation, hospitals and “places where children gather”, including zoos, parks, playgrounds and educational institutions… Possessions of a handgun in a private business would be banned unless the business expressly allowed people to carry…
Can the state require citizens to let them have access to private medical records if they want a concealed-carry permit? New York is giving the finger to the Supreme Court, and probably generating another round of lawsuits that might make their way through the system back to the Supremes in the near future. The Left never gives up. We should not either.Published in