Sportsmen Make Donation in Effort to Repeal NY Safe Act

Sportsmen Make Donation in Effort to Repeal NY Safe Act – The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association got a big donation Monday night, and it comes right from second amendment advocates in Chemung County. The Chemung County Federation of Sportsmen raised nearly $6,000 for the political group to help repeal the New York Safe Act. In association with the NRA, the Rifle and Pistol Association will use this money to try and overthrow the legislation in state, and possibly even federal...

Top NY court lifts handgun permit residency limit

Top NY court lifts handgun permit residency limit – People who live only part time in New York can get handgun licenses here, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday.  The Court of Appeals concluded that New York pistol permits, which are issued by cities or counties, are not limited to people whose primary residence is in New York, reversing a 1993 decision by a midlevel state...

Top NY court lifts pistol permit residency limit

Top NY court lifts pistol permit residency limit – New York’s highest court says people who live only part-time in the state can get handgun licenses here.  The Court of Appeals says New York pistol permits, which are issued by cities or counties, are not limited to people whose primary residence is in New...

The SAFE Act has divided a state

The SAFE Act has divided a state – A panel, convened to explain the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act gun control measure, drew a large audience at the Langford-New Oregon Fire Hall on Sept. 28.  The dais was comprised of elected officials, gun rights advocates and a legal team, all ready to share their perceptions about the...

Pistol permit wait could be shortened with Onondaga County Clerk’s help

Pistol permit wait could be shortened with Onondaga County Clerk’s help – The 14-month wait in Onondaga County to apply for a pistol permit could slashed to two months or less under a new plan that will shift some of the work to the county clerk.  The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing the permits, but the clerk’s office has agreed to help with the initial paperwork to ease the backlog of permit requests, said John Balloni, the chief administrative deputy for the sheriff’s office.  The sheriff’s office would still be responsible for the necessary background checks and the issuance of the licenses, he...
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