New York, California prepare new legislation to restrict guns after Supreme Court ruling

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NEW YORK (Reuters) -After their state restrictions on carrying concealed handguns were struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday, top officials in New York and California said they were working to limit what they see as damage to their efforts to reduce gun violence. New York Governor Kathy Hochul, a Democrat who called the ruling “very disturbing,” said her state had been prepared for it and will pursue conforming gun-licensing policies, including measures defining “sensitive places” where guns would be barred. Democratic leaders in California, the most populous state, had readied legisl…

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