Hochul Fights Back. She came out swinging after the Supreme Court’s decision on New York’s gun control law. The Court overturned the state statute prohibiting carrying a concealed hand gun in public. The law had prohibited carrying the gun for. Self defense. It is a victory for New York’s gun lobby. Hochul has evolved into a foe of gun rights. She used to have the highest NRA approval rating. Now she is an opponent of Second Amendment rights. Hochul Fights Back. She is leading a crusade against constitutionally protected freedoms !!