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New York passes new restrictions on hidden gun permits after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling

New York'sCongress approved a drastic review of the state'spistol licensing ruleson Friday, with the US Supreme Court most people , You have the right to carry a pistol to protect the individual.

Gun rights that the bill, which Governor Kathy Hokul intended to sign, imposes too many restrictions on who the state can still get It's almost certain to elicit more legal challenges from defenders with guns and where they can carry them.

Proponents say that the new law is a good balance between complying with the Supreme Court's ruling and not putting weapons into the hands of those who may use them recklessly or for criminal purposes. He said he was taking.

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Above all, in the new state rules, people applying for a pistol license flip through a list of social media accounts, and authorities say they You need to be able to see your "personality and behavior".

Under the law, applicants have "the essential personality, temperament, and judgment necessary to entrust weapons and use them only in a way that does not endanger themselves or others." You have to show that you are.

As part of a good personality assessment, applicants are required to submit a list of social media accounts they have owned in the last three years "to confirm information about the applicant's personality and behavior". there is.

"Sometimes they telegram their intentions to harm others," Democratic Governor Kathy Hokul said at a press conference.

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Gun advocates and Republican leaders were furious that the bill would invade constitutional rights.

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"What is being proposed in New York is an infringement of the rights of Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment, but a waiver of privacy rights. Also required. For social media accounts, we waive the rights of Article 1 of the Constitutional Amendment, "said Mark Liva, Managing Director of Public Relations at the National Shooting Sports Foundation. "New Yorker's constitutional freedom has been trampled," said Nick Langworthy, chairman of the State Republican Party. The

bill did not specify whether applicants should provide licensees with access to private social media accounts that are not open to the public.

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Anyone applying for a license to carry a pistol must provide a reference to the four characters. In addition to training, the safety of the firearm will take 16 hours, with a range of 2 hours of practice, regular background checks, and contact information for spouses, cohabitants, or other adults living in the family. confirm.

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Aaron, Managing Director of the New York State Firearms Association, called the bill "a bill that Gestapo is proud of" or "will be seen by the Chinese Communist Party."

"This cannot survive a court objection," he said.

Hochul's chief attorney, Elizabeth Fine, claims that the state has set a "very clear set of eligibility criteria," and the law feels that reviewers have acted improperly. He said it included an appeal process against potential applicants.

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The State Senate passed this bill on Friday during a special legislative session convened to deal with the state's gun law. Acknowledged. Congress was expected to consider measures later that day.

The Supreme Court's ruling invalidated previous rules requiring people to show an extraordinary threat to their safety in order to obtain a license to carry pistols out of the house. .. The restrictions generally restricted licenses to those who have worked for law enforcement agencies or who have other special needs that go beyond everyday public security concerns.

Under the new system, the state will not grant permission to those convicted of drunk driving, intimidation, or three assaults within the last five years.

Also, you are not allowed to bring firearms to a long list of "delicate places" such as Times Square, which is crowded with New York City tourists.

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This list includes schools, colleges, government buildings, and places where people gathered for public protests. , Medical facilities, places of worship are also included. Libraries, public playgrounds and parks, day care centers, summer camps, addiction and mental health centers, shelters, public transport, bars, theaters, stadiums, museums, voting stations, casinos.

New York also prohibits people from bringing guns into business or work unless the owner puts up a sign to welcome the gun. People who bring their guns to places without such signs can be prosecuted for felony.

This is the opposite approach to many other states where companies that do not want to have a gun usually need to post a sign indicating that their weapons are not allowed.

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Gun proponents violate the bill's right to endorse the Supreme Court.

"Now let the pizzeria owner decide if I can express my constitutional rights," said Senator Andrew Lanza, Republican of Staten Island. "This is shameful. See you in court. You all know this is unconstitutional. You all know this is just a trick. Tell the people of New York. Another attempt: "We don't trust you."

This bill will also amend a recently passed law banning the sale of certain bulletproof vests. The general public, however, inadvertently omitted many types of body armor, including the type worn by shooters who killed 10 blacks in a racist attack on Buffalo's supermarket.

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If passed, the bill goes to Hochul's desk for her expected signature, September 1st Effective on the day.

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