Sudden cost for Safe Act Rally?

Sudden cost for Safe Act Rally? – The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is upset with a bill they received from Albany Police. It requests payment of $11,700 for fees associated with directing and parking the 180 buses police claim arrived in the city February 28, 2013 for NYSRPA’s rally against the Safe...

SAFE Act stance helps Howard win 3rd term as Erie County sheriff

SAFE Act stance helps Howard win 3rd term as Erie County sheriff – Four words that he uttered at a news conference last May helped Timothy B. Howard win a third term as Erie County sheriff.  The words were “I won’t enforce it,” and Howard was talking about the SAFE Act, a controversial new state firearms law that has outraged gun owners.  The support of angry firearms owners helped the Republican sheriff to a big win Tuesday over his Democratic Party opponent, retired Sheriff’s Deputy Richard E. Dobson, and Sheriff’s Lt. Bert D. Dunn, a Law and Order Party candidate who lost the Democratic nomination in the September...

Personal Safety Top Reason Americans Own Guns Today

Personal Safety Top Reason Americans Own Guns Today – President Barack Obama has made strengthening gun control one of his top priorities this year, focusing on expanding background checks and a partial assault weapons ban. Gallup finds that those who already own firearms mention personal safety/protection most frequently as a reason for ownership (60%), followed by hunting, at...

Upstate gunmaker American Tactical Imports moving to South Carolina

Upstate gunmaker American Tactical Imports moving to South Carolina – New York stands to lose jobs to South Carolina when an upstate company that makes firearms, ammunition and tactical equipment relocates down South, officials announced Monday.  American Tactical Imports, based in Rochester, is moving its headquarters next month to Summerville in Dorchester County, S.C. — creating more than 100 new jobs in the area and shafting New York employees. The company is also setting up a distribution center and a firearm assembly, and moving its customer service operations and sales office to the new...

NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales

NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales – Two New York assemblymembers are calling on social media companies to ban gun sales without background checks. The legislators say the sites are being used as marketplaces for such sales, but a state firearms advocacy group says it’s a...
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