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.

 

Niagara County Legislature: Bipartisan anger over Obama bullet ban

Niagara County Legislature: Bipartisan anger over Obama bullet ban – In a rare show of bipartisan anger aimed at the Obama administration, Niagara County lawmakers came together Tuesday to unanimously sponsor and pass a resolution opposing planned “executive actions” that would outlaw one of the most commonly used rifle bullets. Republican and Democrat county lawmakers, led by Legislator John Syracuse, R-Newfane, perhaps the most ardent defender of the Second Amendment in county government, passed the resolution placing Niagara County squarely against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ proposed regulations that would outlaw a popular .223-calibre (5.56 mm) bullet used in what are commonly referred to as “varmint rifles.” County lawmakers took the rare step of encouraging Niagara County’s congressional delegation to take any and all necessary steps to prevent the bullet ban from moving forward, ranging from legislation to block the proposed regulations to outright defunding of the ATF. The measure passed 15-0, with every single legislator joining as a sponsor. The resolution makes Niagara County one of the very first local governments in the country to go on the record against the proposed bullet... read more

Seward co-sponsors bill to repeal SAFE Act

Seward co-sponsors bill to repeal SAFE Act -State Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, is sponsoring legislation that is aimed at repealing and amending the controversial NY SAFE Act gun control legislation enacted two years ago. Seward, in a statement, this morning, acknowledged that winning passage of the package of four bills will be “a difficult fight” because of what he called New York’s “political landscape.” To repeal or significantly amend the law would require that the measures co-authored by Seward and Assemblyman Anthony Brandisi, D-Utica, would require that that the bills be approved by the Assembly, which is dominated by New York City area Democrats, who largely favor the gun control measure advanced by Gov. Andrew... read more
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