New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Fighting for your rights in NY state


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New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is the state’s largest and nation’s oldest firearms advocacy organization. Since 1871, our organization has been dedicated to the preservation of Second Amendment rights, firearm safety, education and training, and the shooting sports. Our membership consists of individuals and clubs throughout the state. We are a not-for-profit 501(c)4 organization and the official NRA-affiliated State Association in New York.

 

SAFE Act put on trial at forum

SAFE Act put on trial at forum – The furor created amongst gun rights advocates when the New York S.A.F.E. Act was passed has not been forgotten, at least as evidenced by the crowd who turned out for a gun forum at the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company in spite of the rain on Monday evening.  The S.A.F.E. Act was crafted on the heels of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and signed into law earlier this year. It has mandated a more strict definition of assault weapons, increased regulation of ammunition, and mandatory background checks for private gun sales.  “There’s a lot of gun owners who don’t know, really, what the SAFE Act is all about,” said state Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R – 107 Assembly District). “This is about making them... read more

NY Safe Act, almost a year later and still creating sparks

NY Safe Act, almost a year later and still creating sparks – Almost a year since Governor Cuomo signed New York’s tougher gun control law, more than a hundred bikers rallied Saturday on the west lawn of the State Capitol, calling for the repeal of the New York Safe Act.  It bans certain military-style assault rifles, limits the number of rounds in a magazine, and requires universal background checks. The bikers call it a violation of their 2nd Amendment rights, while others defend the... read more

‘Journal News’ to ask court to order Putnam County to release names and addresses of registered handgun owners

‘Journal News’ to ask court to order Putnam County to release names and addresses of registered handgun owners – The Journal News is putting pressure on one of the New York counties it covers to hand over the names of handgun owners that the county has on record, Capital has learned.  The regional newspaper, which covers Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, caused a national controversy 10 months ago for publishing the names and addresses of handgun-permit holders in Westchester and Rockland.  Now, a source with knowledge of the matter tells Capital that the newspaper was preparing this afternoon to file a verified petition, asking a court to order Putnam County, about an hour north of Manhattan, to hand over gun-owner... read more
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