– FPC’s NYSRPA v. Bruen FAQ and ‘Splainer

NYSRPA v. Bruen Decision FAQ / ‘Splainer

On June 23, 2022, the Supreme Court held that the Second and Fourteenth Amendments protect the right to carry firearms in public in the Firearms Policy Coalition-supported case, NYSRPA v. Bruen. The Supreme Court’s Bruen decision is a landmark opinion full of important holdings and implications for your Second Amendment rights, so we wanted to bring you instant reactions and answers by actual Second Amendment scholars and constitutional litigators. 

This NYSRPA v. Bruen FAQ and ‘Splainer is brought to you by Firearms Policy Coalition and FPC Law. FPC is YOUR team fighting to create a world of maximal human liberty. FPC Law is the nation’s first and largest public interest legal team focused on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. You can power the work by joining FPC at or chip in a few bucks at

If you have questions not answered here, post them on Twitter and tag @Gunpolicy — we’ll do our best to answer as many as we can! 

You can also watch FPC’s symposium discussing the Bruen decision here


(Last revised 2022-6-23 at 2:44 p.m. Pacific time)

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