Judge blocks New York’s ban on carrying guns in places of worship

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(Worthy News) – A federal judge has halted officials from enforcing the state’s ban on carrying firearms in places of worship.

In a 44-page order on Thursday, Judge John L. Sinatra Jr., a Trump appointee, said the restriction — which makes it a felony to carry a gun at a church or religious institution or event — runs afoul of the Constitution and precedent.

“The State’s exclusion is, instead, inconsistent with the Nation’s historical traditions, impermissibly infringing on the right to keep and bear arms in public for self-defense,” the judge wrote in his order issuing an injunction. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]

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