Swanson Enters National Shooting Stage Again

Swanson Enters National Shooting Stage Again – In 2012, Jamestown resident Ben Swanson shocked the world of shooting after placing first in the National Rifle Association Rifle and Pistol Championships in the any-sight category when he was only 16.  Since then, things have only gotten better for the young...

Union official blames Remington Arms expansion in Alabama on NY Safe Act

Union official blames Remington Arms expansion in Alabama on NY Safe Act – A union official said Saturday the Remington Arms Co.’s decision to open a manufacturing plant in Alabama does not bode well for Ilion, and he’s blaming New York’s Safe Act restrictions on assault weapons.  “It can’t be good,” said Fran Madore, president of United Mine Workers Local 717, which represents 1,180 of the 1,300 Remington employees in Ilion. “How can it be...

Ontario officials to state: Don’t use our county seal

Ontario officials to state: Don’t use our county seal – Ontario County has a message for state officials when it comes to enforcement of the SAFE Act.  Leave us out of it.  At Thursday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously passed a resolution denying the state permission to use the county seal and name to enforce the gun-control...

Board: NY can’t use Ontario County seal on SAFE Act material

Board: NY can’t use Ontario County seal on SAFE Act material – The Ontario County Board of Supervisors acted unanimously Thursday night – after the single spirited discussion of the evening – to preclude New York State from using the Ontario County seal on any correspondence involving New York’s newest gun-control legislation, the SAFE...

Gun Permit Limits in San Diego Struck Down

Gun Permit Limits in San Diego Struck Down – San Diego County violates the Second Amendment by requiring prospective carriers of concealed weapons to establish a “good cause” beyond simple self-defense, the 9th Circuit ruled Thursday. Attorney Chuck Michel, west coast council for the National Rifle Association, counsel for the California Rifle and Pistol Association and senior partner with the Long Beach firm Michel & Associates, said that the ruling could have far-reaching...

Buyer beware on ‘SAFE compliant’ guns

Buyer beware on ‘SAFE compliant’ guns – Gun parts manufacturers and gun enthusiasts have been attempting to comply with the NY-SAFE Act by altering the features of their AR-15-style weapons. Although the practice may be legal, confusion over what complies with the law may result in court battles. Christopher Keniston, a senior investigator with the New York State Police, said gun buyers should do their homework before they purchase a gun that claims to be NY-SAFE compliant. “It’s a big gray area,” Keniston said. “Be careful when you’re operating in a gray...
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