Gun rights group vows to defend Trump’s firearm permit

(The Center Square) — A Second Amendment group is vowing to sue to defend former President Donald Trump with the New York Police Department seeking to revoke his concealed carry license following his felony conviction in the hush money trial.

Trump was convicted by a Manhattan jury last Thursday of 34 felony charges of falsifying business documents to cover up alleged hush money payments to porn actor Stormy Daniels. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee plans to appeal the verdict and denies any wrongdoing, claiming the prosecution is politically motivated. 

Under New York law, convicted felons are not allowed to have firearm permits. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon is also a federal crime. Trump’s concealed carry license was suspended last year after he was indicted on the charges, and several media outlets are reporting that the NYPD could permanently revoke his gun rights. 

But the Second Amendment Foundation, a
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