Supreme Court takes case seeking to expand concealed-carry rights in public places

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WASHINGTON – 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. President Donald Trump's three nominees to the court have given conservatives an ostensible 6-3 edge, assuming the justices break along ideological lines.

They will take a look at this in October of this year. This is definitive; either we will see our Constitutional Rights legally upheld...or not!

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