New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is now largest NRA affiliate

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is now largest NRA affiliate – The state’s leading Second Amendment organization is now the largest state-affiliate of the National Rifle Association in the country. The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association announced Monday membership growth over the past year has pushed the group to the top spot of state-affiliates of the NRA, surpassing the Texas State Rifle Association and California Rifle and Pistol...

Gun Group’s Membership Has Spiked Since Passage of SAFE Act

Gun Group’s Membership Has Spiked Since Passage of SAFE Act – Gun owners joined the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association in droves last year, making the group the largest state affiliate of the National Rifle Association, according to the state-based group. NYSRPA President Tom King said membership numbers leapt from the mid-20,000s to more than 41,000 in...

Gun sales shoot up, according to groups

Gun sales shoot up, according to groups – Gun sales and background requests for firearms have gone up in New York since the SAFE Act passed last year, a local gun dealer and gun groups...

New York’s NRA membership nearly doubles in wake of SAFE Act

New York’s NRA membership nearly doubles in wake of SAFE Act – As gun rights and gun control groups continue to argue over the effects of the New York SAFE Act, one consequence is clear: membership in the state affiliate of the National Rifle Association has soared since the law was enacted a year ago.  Tom King, president of the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, said the NRA headquarters in Washington recently informed him his state affiliate has now surpassed Texas and California to become the largest state NRA chapter in the...

Upstate NY Counties Demand Their Seal Be Removed from SAFE Act Paperwork

Upstate NY Counties Demand Their Seal Be Removed from SAFE Act Paperwork – Governor Andrew Cuomo’s SAFE Act continues to anger gun owners in the state of New York. The legislation , which banned the sale of AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, among other restrictions, has resulted in almost 1,200 felonies. Now, it seems legislators are taking their discontent with the law a step...
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