Federal Appeals Court Upholds New York Gun Licensing Law

From ThinkProgress Wed Nov 28 2012, 11:10:20

The Supreme Court's 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller held that the Second Amendment provides an individual right to carry a firearm under certain circumstances, but this right is far from unlimited. As Heller explained, "longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying [...]

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