Supreme Court Takes up First Second Amendment Dispute in Almost 10 Years

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Since the case was filed, the regulation has been changed

The Supreme Court on Monday waded for the first time in nearly a decade into the debate over gun rights, as it heard oral arguments in a dispute over a New York City rule restricting the transportation of licensed handguns. (CBS News image)

(CBS NEWS) – The Supreme Court on Monday waded for the first time in nearly a decade into the debate over gun rights, as it heard oral arguments in a dispute over a New York City rule restricting the transportation of licensed handguns.

Brought by three firearms owners who live in New York City and the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, the case centers around a regulation that barred firearms owners from transporting their handguns to homes or shooting ranges outside city limits.

Since the case was filed, the regulation has been changed, but under the previous rule, gun owners with “premises” licenses were allowed only to transport their unloaded and locked handguns to seven shooting ranges in New York City.

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