President Joe Biden admonished the Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday for its ruling striking down the state of New York’s restrictions on concealed carry firearms permits.
On Thursday, The Daily Wire reported that the high court ruled 6-3 in favor of gun rights in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen. The court heard oral arguments in the case in November, and the court’s conservative majority appeared to lean toward dismissing New York’s restrictions at the time. Thursday’s decision is the widest expansion of gun rights in more than a decade, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Biden issued a statement saying that he was “deeply disappointed” in the court for its decision in the case.
“This ruling contradicts both common sense and the Constitution, and should deeply trouble us all,” he added.
The president appealed to recent acts of gun violence as evidence as to why New York’s law is needed while claiming that…