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NYC’s Adams Signs Times Square Gun Ban Even as Legal Challenges Loom

People walk past a "Gun Free Zone" sign posted in Times Square, New York.

People walk past a "Gun Free Zone" sign posted in Times Square, New York.

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams signed two bills prohibiting guns in Times Square even as the state law enabling the restriction remains in legal limbo.

“This is the heart of of our city,” Adams said Tuesday at a signing ceremony in the popular tourist area. “We are not going to live in fear.”