Rep. Pfluger Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision Regarding the Second Amendment

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v Bruen, Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) issued the following statement:

“States like New York have imposed unconstitutional restrictions on the rights of law-abiding citizens to own firearms for self-defense. Today’s ruling strengthens the Second Amendment and affirms that Americans have the right to defend themselves and their families regardless of the state they reside in.”

According to – The Supreme Court Thursday ruled 6-3 that New York’s regulations that made it difficult to obtain a license to carry a concealed handgun were unconstitutionally restrictive, and that it should be easier to obtain such a license.