'Terrifying in that range': Hochul calls a special session after the SCOTUS gun is decided
"This decision isn't just reckless. It's blamed. That's not what New Yorkers want," Hochul said.
New York Governor Kathy Hokuru will give a lecture at the ceremony. Mary Altaffer / AP Photo
New York — Governor Kathy Hokul warned New York's strict gun lawas "terrifying to the extent" on Thursday, a Supreme Court rulingWas called. The judge's decision will "harm millions of New Yorkers."
Hochul vowed to return state legislatives to the session immediately and pass a new law in response to's decision.
"This decision isn't just reckless. It's blamed. That's not what New Yorkers want," Hokul said at a press conference in the Manhattan office shortly after the decision was made. rice field. "We don't need people to enter our subways, restaurants, cinemas with hidden weapons."
Hokuru said she met the legislative leader on Thursday night and scheduled a special session. increase. It defines a "delicate place" where the state can hide and ban carrying. She said the session was scheduled for the end of July.
When she was asked about delicate places, she said they were "common sense." She said she could include the city subway.
"We will also change the authorization process," she said. "We also create a higher threshold for those who want to receive a hidden carry permit. Training is required and certain firearm training is also required. Also, private companies that are not allowed to bring in hidden I think you'll find a way to create a system that sets the default position. It actively gives someone the right to bring a hidden carry. "
New York law is to use a pistol. Those seeking permission to take them out of the house are obliged to justify why they need to do so, giving local authorities broad discretion to deny permission. The High Court ruled that the "just cause" condition violated Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment.
"If the federal government does not have a drastic law to protect us, our state and governor have a moral responsibility to do what we can and a law to protect our citizens. I have, "Hokuru accused. The madness of gun culture now owned by everyone, down to the Supreme Court.
New York City will also review the list of sensitive locations, such as schools that currently have the authority to ban guns, said Mayor Eric Adams.
"Simply put, this Supreme Court ruling puts the New Yorker at additional risk of gun violence. We are preparing for this decision and our city. We will continue to do everything we can to work with our federal, state and local partners to protect ourselves, "he said in a statement. "We cannot allow New York to enter the Archetypal Old West."