Crosman hosts Northeast Regional Field Target Championship

Crosman hosts Northeast Regional Field Target Championship – Members of the United States and Venezuelan national field target teams and other top shooters are at Crosman Corp. headquarters this weekend for the Northeast Regional Field Target Championship. “This is our fourth year hosting the event,” Crosman shooting services manager Mark DeBoard said. “The first year we had 60 shooters and now we’re pushing 90.” The air rifle event takes place Saturday and Sunday with each competitor taking 60 shots per day. Field target requires shooters to knock down steel targets set at distances ranging from 15 to 50 yards. Those with the highest number of hits will be named winners. Divisions and classes are based on the air gun and support equipment used by...

Nojay announces Freedompalooza, music fest starring, uh … freedom!

Nojay announces Freedompalooza, music fest starring, uh … freedom! – Assemblyman Bill Nojay, R-Pittsford, is launching his new Freedom Coalition with an Aug. 24 music and voter education fundraiser at the Altamont Fairgrounds called Freedompalooza. The event will feature “some of country music’s top performers,” although none of them had been finalized before the Wednesday-morning press conference at the Capitol.  Slated to run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Freedompalooza does have a Facebook page and a ticket cost: $35, with children 12 and younger admitted free with an...

Nojay, King launch new voter-registration effort

Nojay, King launch new voter-registration effort – A new organization led by an outspoken Republican assemblyman and the state’s largest gun-rights group will aim to boost competition at New York’s election booths, organizers said Wednesday.  The “Freedom Coalition” formally launched this week, and will operate with the goal of enrolling enough new voters to make New York’s elections more competitive, said Assemblyman Bill Nojay, R-Pittsford, Monroe County.  Nojay, a freshman lawmaker, is leading the effort with Tom King, president of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. Both have been outspoken critics of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, a slate of tougher new gun laws pushed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in...

NY court finds NYC pistol licensing fees are legal

NY court finds NYC pistol licensing fees are legal – An appeals court says it’s constitutional for New York City to charge a much higher application fee for a handgun permit than elsewhere in the state.  The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled on Tuesday.  It rejected a lawsuit brought by guns rights advocates including the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association and the Second Amendment...
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