NRABlog: Wallkill Rod & Gun Club hosts NYSRPA Meeting

Wallkill Rod & Gun Club hosts NYSRPA Meeting – On June 12, 2010 the Wallkill Rod and Gun Club opened its doors to gun lovers from as far as Princeton, NJ. Ray Carney and his staff did a great job putting together an awesome experience and a fun-packed...

Kimber: Opponents of Microstamping = Senators Who Have Done Their Homework

Letter to the Editor: Opponents of Microstamping = Senators Who Have Done Their Homework – Currently proposed Microstamping legislation is not the “common-sense legislation” NYAGV’s Jackie Hilly and other proponents would have you believe. The truth is that three independent studies have reached the same conclusion – that this sole-sourced technology is unreliable and easily defeated by...

Dead gun bill coming back to life

Dead gun bill coming back to life – Normally, I’d be writing about the opening of the bass fishing season. It opened across the state today, and I’m sure every man, woman and child worth their weight in spinnerbaits will be on the water somewhere. But things are never normal in this state, and while catching bass is a lot of fun, there is always something more demanding. As you may have heard, the state Senate withdrew Bill S6005 on Tuesday because the democrat majority couldn’t get the 32 votes needed to pass. But as gratifying as that was, I wouldn’t exactly call the withdrawal an early Father’s Day...

Aubertine: Vote Upholds Rights of Sportsmen, Gun Owners

Aubertine: Vote Upholds Rights of Sportsmen, Gun Owners – New York State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today said the lack of votes for proposed microstamping legislation on the Senate floor is a victory for Upstate New York, law abiding gun owners and our economy. He stood with fellow gun owners and sportsmen in voting against legislation to require new semi-automatic pistols to have micro-stamping technology that marks...

Governor Paterson Introduces Legislation to Enhance Gun Laws

Governor Paterson Introduces Legislation to Enhance Gun Laws – Governor David A. Paterson today announced that he is submitting legislation to enhance New York State’s firearm and drug laws by creating a new crime – Criminal Use of a Firearm in the Course of Committing a Controlled Substance or Marijuana Offense – and by allowing judges to impose enhanced sentences when persons are convicted of gun and drug offenses as part of the same criminal transaction. This legislation would address the recent spikes in gun violence that has been reported to the Governor’s EmpireStat system by the State’s 17 primary IMPACT...
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