The U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York’s concealed-carry gun licensing law that required citizens to provide a “special need” for self-defense.

Hannah Hill, Research and Policy Director for the National Foundation for Gun Rights — the legal arm of the National Association for Gun Rights — said the ruling “overturns similar laws” in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

“The Foundation will be doing everything in its power to help restore the right to carry for law-abiding Americans in these states, and we’re eager to work with our members who’ve had their rights denied for far too long,” Hill said.

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