USA Today reports:
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to New York’s gun licensing requirements that could expand protections for carrying concealed weapons in public, putting a major Second Amendment dispute on the docket for the first time in years.
The nation’s highest court overruled handgun bans in Washington and Chicago in 2008 and 2010 in two blockbuster cases that affirmed the rights of Americans to possess guns in their homes but left unanswered questions about carrying in public. The court has largely skirted that and other Second Amendment issues since then.
In that time, the court has grown more conservative and several of the justices have signaled a desire in their dissents to address unresolved questions about guns rights.
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— Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) April 26, 2021
BREAKING: The Supreme Court agrees to take up a major gun rights case. In NY State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. v. Corlett, the justices will consider the extent to which the Second Amendment protects the right to carry guns outside the home for self-defense. pic.twitter.com/0uGurWn46r
— SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) April 26, 2021
It's been more than a decade since the justices have ruled on significant case concerning the right to bear arms, @Arianedevogue reports, but the Supreme Court has agreed to take up a major Second Amendment case. https://t.co/8OCML94aKU
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) April 26, 2021