'Outrageous.' New York leaders react to the US Supreme Court ruling on state gun law

纽约 New York leaders are condemning the US Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to knock down a century-old law that placed restrictions on carrying a concealed gun outside the home, 与 政府. 凯西·霍赫尔 calling the ruling both reckless and outrageous.

It is outrageous,” she said on Twitter, “that at a moment of national reckoning on gun violence, the Supreme Court has recklessly struck down a New York law that limits those who can carry concealed weapons.
The state isclosely reviewing our optionsincluding calling a special session of the legislature,” 州长说, vowing tokeep New Yorkers safe from gun violence.
      决定, in a case brought by an NRA-backed group and two individuals, could potentially allow more guns to be carried in public. Critics say the ruling will impair sensible solutions they think can curb gun violence.
        The law in question governed licenses to carry concealed handguns in public for self-defense and required a resident obtaining a license to carry a concealed pistol or revolver demonstrate thatproper causeexists for the permit. But the Supreme Court, 在一个 6-3 多数, struck down the law in a ruling issued as the US continues to grapple with gun violence and mass shootings.
          官员 across New York state have been anticipating the ruling, worried it could make access to guns easier and gun crime more common.
          Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg criticized the decision in a statement, saying itseverely undermines public safety not just in New York City, but around the country.
          然而, Bragg said he wascommitted to doing everything in my power to fight for the safety everyone in this city deserves.
          New York still has some of the toughest gun laws in the country on the books,” Bragg said, “and we will continue to use these statutes to hold accountable those who commit gun violence.
          Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez also condemned the ruling by the nation’s highest court, 称它为 “nightmare for public safety.
            New York’s strong gun laws have saved lives for more than a century, and the Supreme Court’s decision to open the door for millions of New Yorkers to carry a concealed weapon is a nightmare for public safety,” 他说. “Evidence is overwhelming that states with permissive gun laws see much higher rates of gun deathsfrom accidents to suicide, domestic incidents to street crime.
            This story is developing and will be updated.

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