'Outrageous.' New York leaders react to the US Supreme Court ruling on state gun law

'Outrageous.' New York leaders react to the US Supreme Court ruling on state gun law

New York (CNN)New York leaders are condemning the US Supreme Court's decision Thursday to knock down a century-old state law that placed restrictions on carrying a concealed gun outside the home, with Gov. Kathy Hochul calling the ruling both reckless and outrageous. "It is outrageous," she said on Twitter, "that at a moment of national reckoning on gun violence, the Supreme Court has recklessly struck down a New York law that limits those who can carry concealed weapons." The state is "closely reviewing our options -- including calling a special session of the legislature," the governor said, vowing to "keep New Yorkers safe from gun violence." The case was brought forth by an NRA-backed group and two individuals. The decision could potentially allow more guns to be carried in public …
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