New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul literally told CBS This Morning that your right to carrying a gun for self-defense makes everyone else feel unsafe and therefore you shouldn’t be allowed to carry one.


This makes zero sense. The whole point of concealed-carry is that no one knows you are even carrying a gun. Ergo, they don’t feel uncomfortable at all.

But even more to the point, her anxiety doesn’t outweigh my God-given right to defend myself if I find myself the victim of a violent crime. Which is far more likely in New York these days than in times past. It’s gotten so bad in the state that more than 75% of New Yorkers are worried about becoming a victim of violent crime.

Hochul can blabber about the ‘wild wild west’ all she wants, but the truth is that millions upon millions of law abiding citizens carry guns in this country and there is no ‘wild wild west’.

Here’s a real governor responding to the Supreme Court decision yesterday, which he thought was absolutely correct: