On June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 6-3 vote in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, found that Americans have a right to carry firearms in the street for self-defense, striking down a New York gun law that required applicants to justify why they needed to carry a concealed handgun. We believe it was a bad call, a narrow view of the Second Amendment that ignored both its “well regulated Militia” language and decades of legal precedent. But it was also the conservative court’s mistake to make.
Wear and carry: Maryland must comply, but gun safety options should be pursued
July 7, 2022