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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) re-filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the poorly named Concealed Carry Improvement Act, which took effect September 1st.  Several additional plaintiffs who are willing to break the law or …
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A study of gun statistics across the country found that concealed carry permit holders break the law far less than police officers.
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Though half the states in the union now have some type of “constitutional-carry” law on the books, and so citizens don’t have to get special permission, via concealed-carry permits, to use their right to carry for self-defense, the number of Americans with concealed-carry permits has still gone up in the last year. …
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Judge Permanently Prohibits New Jersey from Using Justifiable Need to Deny Concealed Carry License Applications. Yesterday, in an NRA-ILA case, a federal judge signed an order permanently blocking New Jersey from requiring concealed-carry license applicants to justify their need to carry a firearm. This requirement was routinely used to deny people …
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Today, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) secured a temporary restraining order in federal court against the poorly named New York “Concealed Carry Improvement Act.” This follows GOA and GOF re-filing their lawsuit against New York just two weeks ago. Provisions …
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As of July 17, 2022, Americans who are tired of being told that there is no such thing as a “good guy with a gun” have been able to respond to the charge with just two words: Elisjsha Dicken. Elisjsha Dicken is the 22-year-old Hoosier who halted a mass shooting …
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New state gun laws took effect Thursday in places like Times Square — but they might not remain that way for long, with a federal judge blasting Albany Democrats for their “unconstitutional” response to a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court in June. “While pursuing the laudable goal of public safety, …
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Late yesterday, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Chief Judge Glenn T. Suddaby issued an opinion and order denying GOA’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the State of New York’s poorly named “Concealed Carry Improvement Act.”  …
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As the calendar turned to September, New York’s new web of “gun-free” (aka, “sensitive places”) zones went into effect; as a result, it is now illegal for even New Yorkers who have carry permits to bring their concealed, self-defense firearms almost anywhere they want to go. New York state legislators …
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On Thursday, Sept. 1, New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul’s new gun restrictions take effect and there’s one common feeling across the state: confusion. The governor decried the decision when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Empire State’s subjective restrictive “may issue” concealed carry requirements. She was “shocked” and responded by pushing …
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