Nyack Village Approves Support For Cuomo’s Gun Act

Nyack Village Approves Support For Cuomo’s Gun Act – Although the Rockland County Legislature showed concerns for parts of the NY Safe Act and passed a resolution requesting the state repeal certain aspects, at Thursday night’s the Nyack Village board unanimously passed a resolution supporting Cuomo’s NY Safe...

Chants of ‘we will not comply’ as 7,000 call to repeal gun law

Chants of ‘we will not comply’ as 7,000 call to repeal gun law – Thousands of protesters swarmed in front of the Capitol Thursday, protesting new gun legislation and fighting against what they say are infringements on New Yorkers Second Amendment rights.  About 7,000 people slogged through thick mud and light drizzle at West Capitol Park to call for repeal of the NY SAFE Act that passed quickly in the late hours of Jan. 15.  National Rifle Association President David Keene spoke to the crowd and said the NRA would do “whatever’s necessary” to defend gun owners, get rid of those in government that don’t support gun rights and help repeal the gun...

Rally draws thousands, NRA head to Capitol

Rally draws thousands, NRA head to Capitol – Gun rights supporters turned out by the thousands on the muddy West Lawn of the Capitol on Thursday to make their opposition heard to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s gun control legislation passed last month.  Buses from across the state showed up for the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association’s fifth annual Lobby Day and Rally, which drew a record crowd of more than 5,000 people and was headlined by National Rifle Association President David Keene. The crowd was energetic, waving signs and flags, engaging in spirited conversations about the law they uniformily despise, chanting against Cuomo and roundly applauding a cavalcade of speakers who took turns preaching the rights of gun...

Sen. Kathy Marchione files bill to repeal Gov. Cuomo’s gun law amid huge Albany protest

Sen. Kathy Marchione files bill to repeal Gov. Cuomo’s gun law amid huge Albany protest – Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon, filed a bill to repeal Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s gun law Thursday as an estimated 5,000 protesters rallied outside the Capitol to condemn the measure as government tyranny.  “Your governor is willing to sacrifice the Constitution, your rights as citizens and the prerogatives of his Legislature on the altar of his own ambition and the ego of Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City,” National Rifle Association President David Keene told the...

Opponents To Cuomo’s Gun Control Legislation Descend On Albany

Opponents To Cuomo’s Gun Control Legislation Descend On Albany – The third rally to be held in Albany since Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping gun control legislation passed more than a month ago took place Thursday.  Opponents said they’re pushing for a full repeal of a law that’s become a flash point for gun rights advocates across the country.  “I think New York has become the poster child for how not to adopt legislation,” said NRA President David Keene. “As we know, the governor designed this in the dark of night, rammed it through the Legislature, and then everybody said, ‘Oh my God, what have we...

County committee split on NY SAFE Act

County committee split on NY SAFE Act – The County Government Committee of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the repeal of the NY Safe Act passed by the State Legislature last month.  The committee voted 6-2 in favor, with supervisors Jesse DeGroodt, NOP-Chatham, Thomas Garrick, R-Gallatin, Ron Knott, R-Stuyvesant, Kevin McDonald, R-Livingston, Matt Murell, R-Stockport and Raymond Staats, D-Clermont voting in support. Voting against the measure were supervisors Edward Cross, D-Hudson2 and Ellen Thurston,...
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