New York gun law News

New York Sets ‘Gun Free Zones’ to Restrict Guns; Regulates Concealed Carry Permits

Amid the bright lights and electronic billboards across New York’s Times Square, city authorities are posting new signs proclaiming the bustling crossroads a “Gun Free Zone.” The sprawling Manhattan tourist attraction is one of scores of “sensitive” places — including …

Lawsuit Challenges New York’s Revised Gun Safety Law

A federal lawsuit challenging part of New York’s new gun law was filed by Republican congressional candidate Carl Paladino, one of multiple legal challenges expected against state handgun licensing rules approved after a recent Supreme Court ruling. New York lawmakers …

New York Overhaul of Gun Rules Expected to Draw Legal Challenges

New York lawmakers approved a sweeping overhaul Friday of the state’s handgun licensing rules, seeking to preserve some limits on firearms after the Supreme Court ruled that most people have a right to carry a handgun for personal protection. The …

New York Moves to Bolster Concealed-Carry Gun Laws

New York’s getting ready to go around a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision by making schools and subways no-gun zones and by making it more difficult to obtain a permit to carry a firearm. Across the country, Democrats in California …

New York AG, City Sue ‘Ghost Gun’ Distributors for Fueling Gun Violence

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against multiple gun distributors for fueling a gun violence crisis and endangering New Yorkers. James alleges that 10 gun distributors sold tens of thousands of illegal, unfinished frames and receivers …

New York Raises Age to Buy Semiautomatic Rifles to 21, Requires Gun Microstamping

New Yorkers under age 21 will be prohibited from buying semiautomatic rifles under a new law signed Monday by Gov. Kathy Hochul, making the state among the first to enact a major gun control initiative following a wave of deadly …

Federal Judge Upholds New York Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Industry

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit by a group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. …

Firms Sue to Overturn New York Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Industry

A group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. The National Shooting Sports Foundation …