As TTAG has reported, there’s been a spate of out-of-state concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit holders getting their pee-pee whacked by The Big Apple. The NYPD has arrested gun owners who carry legally in their home 10-40, but fell afoul of NYC’s restrictive gun laws (i.e., only cops, the Mayor and Donald Trump are allowed to carry a concealed firearm legally). Seems that the mainstream media has finally cottoned-on to the story, which pits nice stupid people against gun grabbing bureaucrats gone wild. The DA’s office is under even more pressure to make these cases go away. They will, but . . .
the arrogance, stupidity, unconstitutionality and unfairness of NYC’s gun laws will be with us for some time. Citizen’s Crime Commission? High cap mag ban, interstate illegal gun strike force (ATF redux) and microstamping. Quel surprise.
Meanwhile, H.R.822 – National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 would increase the pressure by a factor of ten. “You mean someone from Tennessee can carry in New York City, but a native can’t?” What are the odds? [h/t Bryan]