Sheriff Harder Takes Issue with Parts of NY Safe Act

Sheriff Harder Takes Issue with Parts of NY Safe Act – It’s been two years since the New York Safe Act has been adopted by the state. We spoke with Broome County Sheriff David Harder on some of the areas of the New York Safe Act that he says still have issues. Harder says that they have been trying to reform certain issues  through the Sheriff’s Association but says that he feels it’s falling on deaf...

Bloomberg’s ‘Data Guy’ Leads His Gun-Control Campaign

Bloomberg’s ‘Data Guy’ Leads His Gun-Control Campaign – Like his boss, former Mayor  Michael Bloomberg , John Feinblatt is a data guy. Mr. Feinblatt used his number-crunching skills at City Hall to help make agencies more efficient, and served as Mr. Bloomberg’s point person on criminal justice, immigration and gay marriage. And now, as president of the Bloomberg group Everytown for Gun Safety, he is taking the same approach to a state-by-state, town-by-town fight to change gun...

Rice replaces McCarthy on gun violence prevention task force

Rice replaces McCarthy on gun violence prevention task force – Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City) announced today she will replace retired Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) as vice chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. McCarthy helped found the group after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) chairs the task...

Police: Neighbor who shot, killed dog won’t face charges

Police: Neighbor who shot, killed dog won’t face charges – The man who shot and killed his next-door-neighbor’s dog as it attacked him last week will not face any charges, according to a Genesee County Sheriff’s Office investigation of the incident. The sheriff’s department probe determined that the neighbor did not violate any law when he shot the animal, a bullmastiff named Pepper. The neighbor had the right to shoot the canine with his .357 magnum pistol because he was on his own property when the dog attacked him, the report...

Next-gen Linux-powered rifle is accurate up to a mile

Next-gen Linux-powered rifle is accurate up to a mile – Two years ago, TrackingPoint made a major stir at CES with its Precision-Guided Firearm, or “Linux gun.” The weapon integrated a smart scope that displayed weather conditions, wind speeds, and other target information, and only fired the gun when the crosshairs were lined up properly on the target. Fast-forward to today, and the company has unveiled another milestone. It’s new Mile Maker is a custom weapon that’s capable of firing a round up to 1800 yards at a target moving at up to 30 miles per...
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