U.S. Supreme Court to hear its first major gun case since 2010
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A legal fight over a New York City handgun ordinance that could give the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority a chance to expand gun rights goes before the nine justices on Monday in one of the most closely watched cases of their current term.
FILE PHOTO: The Supreme Court is pictured in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago/File Photo
The court is scheduled to hear arguments starting at 10 a.m. (1500 GMT) in a legal challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association gun rights lobby group to a regulation that had prevented licensed…