By Shayna Jacobs and Larry McShane
New York's five district attorneys joined forces Tuesday with NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill to open fire on a federal plan that would allow tourists to pack heat in the city.
The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act will let out-of-towners coming from states where carrying concealed guns is legal to bring their firearms even to popular sites like the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center or Central Park.
“Someone from Vermont, where there are no permit requirements, could come into New York City with a loaded gun, come to Times Square, go to the subways,” said Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.
“It is absurd,” he continued. “It is the lowest common denominator approach to legislating around gun safety.”
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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report)