NRA Shoots Down Gillibrand’s “Grade”

NRA Shoots Down Gillibrand’s “Grade” — She used to be one of their Democratic darlings but now Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been flunked by the National Rifle Association. NRA Sources tell NBCNewYork they’ve downgraded Gillibrand from an A to an F, a move scheduled to be announced later this...

Statement by candidate David Forsythe

Statement by David Forsythe — David Forsythe, candidate for the 118th Assembly District, issued the following statement regarding his recent endorsement by the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association: “I am pleased to receive the endorsement of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. As a strong supporter of the second amendment, I will fight to ensure that the rights of all New Yorkers are not infringed by a dysfunctional and bloated Albany Government.” “As Assemblyman I will support the rights of gun owners and sportsmen and I will oppose any laws that restrict or infringe gun ownership – especially the misguided microstamping legislation supported by my opponent.” “Like many in the North Country, I grew up learning to respect and appreciate our right to responsible gun ownership. I will take those values with me to Albany.” Mr. Forsythe, a small business owner and St. Lawrence County Legislator is the endorsed Republican and Conservative candidate for the 118th Assembly District which includes parts of Jefferson and St Lawrence...

Suspect shot in attempted robbery

Suspect shot in attempted robbery — An attempted robbery at a grocery store on Syracuse’s south side ended with the suspect being shot.  Syracuse Police say just before 9 p.m. Monday night the suspect tried holding up the Los Amgios grocery store on West Brighton Avenue. During the attempted robbery a person working at the store shot the suspect in the...

Mayor Roefaro unveils illegal gun trafficking report

Mayor Roefaro unveils illegal gun trafficking report — More than half of the guns involved in crimes in New York state were manufactured elsewhere, according to the Trace the Guns report complied by the nonprofit group, Mayors Against Illegal...

Fall Sportsmen’s Days has something for the entire family

Fall Sportsmen’s Days has something for the entire family — Not many people can say they’ve thrown a tomahawk while wearing high heels. Nor could many attest to the joys of firing a black powder muzzleloader in such footwear, but Syracuse resident Kristen Longley learned all about participating in outdoor sports — even in heels — on Sunday when she and her family visited the Honeywell Fall Sportsmen’s Days, held Saturday and Sunday at the Carpenters Brook Fish...

High-profile celebrities seeking gun permits

Lifestyles of the rich and packin’: High-profile celebrities seeking gun permits on the rise — J.Lo and her 2-year-old twins can rest easy at night: Daddy is packing heat. Singer Marc Anthony is one of dozens of celebs, millionaires and high-profile athletes authorized to carry a concealed weapon in the city, records show. And the number of A-listers who have guns is...
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