March 22, 2013
The New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association on Thursday requested an injunction to stop the state from denying residents their Second Amendment right and 14th Amendment right to equal protection under the law.
Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg rally in favor of expanded gun laws at the New York City Hall on Thursday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are named in the lawsuit.
The NRA lawsuit claims New York’s recently enacted anti-gun legislation violates the constitutional rights of “law-abiding citizens to keep commonly possessed firearms in the home for defense of self and family and for other lawful purposes.”
The lawsuit neglects to mention the primary reason the founders included the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights – as a bulwark against tyranny.