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Justice Department Calls on Supreme Court to Overturn New York Gun Control Law

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On Wednesday, the Justice Department called on the Supreme Court to overturn a New York City law that regulates where licensed gun owners can take their handguns.

The highest court in the land is expected to hear the Second Amendment case the next term, and it will be the first major gun control case the Supreme Court has heard since DC v. Heller (2008) and McDonald v. Chicago (2010).

However, gun rights supporters have been left hanging over the past 9 years due to the Supreme Court not taking on Second Amendment cases.

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Thanks to the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the current Supreme Court has a conservative majority that will likely rule in favor of gun rights.

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Solicitor General Noel Francisco argued in a friend of the court brief that “New York City’s transport ban infringes the right to keep and bear arms guaranteed by the 2nd and 14th Amendments.”

Francisco also asked the court to “confirm” that the Second Amendment protects the right of a “law-abiding, responsible citizen to take his firearms outside his home, and to transport it to other places — such as a second home or a firing range — where he may lawfully possess that firearm.”

The New York law in question keeps licensed individuals from removing a handgun from the address that is documented on the license, with the exception of cases of where they travel to authorized small arms range and shooting clubs that are close to their place of residence.

This court challenge originated from the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association. The group’s lawyers argued in court documents that New York gun owners cannot transport their handguns to their “second home for the core constitutional purpose of self-defense or to an upstate county to participate in a shooting competition, or even across the bridge to a neighboring city for target practice.”

 

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White Student Government Leaders Resign from Their Positions Because of White Guilt

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The President and the Vice President of the University of Connecticut’s Undergraduate Student Government recently stepped down from their posts.

And they did so because of white guilt.

VP Alex Ose stepped down last week, according to a report from The Daily Campus. She alluded to “the climate and incidents of racial injustice across the country and at the university.” But as Greg Piper of the College Fix noted she did so “without elaborating on what’s wrong at UConn (or why she can’t address the perceived problem as an elected official)”.

Ose stated:

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I feel that it is my duty to step down from my position to make space for BIPOC (black, indigineous and people of color) voices to truly rise and be heard. It is my responsibility to make space, not to create an echo.

Ose also called on the rest of the white members of the student government to resign. She challenged her white colleagues to think about the “intent” they have in holding leadership positions and consider making space for BIPC students.

President Joshua Crow wasn’t as radical when he resigned.

“It is important in this time to ensure that marginalized groups have the platforms they need,” he declared, according to The Daily Campus.

Funny enough, Piper pointed out that “Crow’s temporary replacement is … another white guy, Will Schad.”

None of what we see taking place at UConn is occurring in a vacuum. It’s all a part of the cultural revolution that has taken place since the death of George Floyd.

Since the Right has largely put up a feckless defense against the Left as of lately, such groveling to PC mobs will continue at breakneck speeds.

America needs a real opposition to these cultural radicals.

 

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