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.

 

Effort To Scale Back SAFE Act Backed By Assembly Democrat

Effort To Scale Back SAFE Act Backed By Assembly Democrat – Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi announced on Monday he had signed on to a legislative package that would alter and scale back some provisions of the SAFE Act, a omnibus gun control bill approved in 2013.  The measures, which are also backed by Sen. James Seward of Oneida, would address major aspects of the gun control law championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which he counts among his most significant accomplishments as governor over the last four years.  The proposals would end the ban on giving long guns as gifts to relatives and pistol permit holders, repeal a provision in the law that limits 10-round magazines to seven rounds and end the requirement for ammunition retailers to register with the state and provide background checks on customers.  At the same time, county judges would be banned from “imposing extraneous restrictions” in issuing pistol and handgun... read more

Obama, ATF Seek to Ban Popular Sport Rifle Ammunition

Obama, ATF Seek to Ban Popular Sport Rifle Ammunition – More gun controvery is being stirred up in New York. But this time, it’s not from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. It’s President Obama, whose administration is now seeking to ban a specific type of 223-caliber bullet, known as the “green-tip.””It’s commonly used,” said Target Sports General Manager Steve Borst. “It’s the most common caliber used by Americans.” And can be found in virtually every type of rifle sold in the States. “Bolt-actions to single-shots to semi-automatic rifles,” said Borst. “It’s a very, very commonly-owned caliber. And Borst thinks the proposed ban is a violation of Second Amendment rights. “They’re taking things that have been legal and legitamately owned and making it illegal,” he... read more

Two years later, SAFE Act struggles with ammunition database

Two years later, SAFE Act struggles with ammunition database – The state still doesn’t have a database for background checks on ammunition sales that was part of New York’s controversial gun-control law in 2013, Gannett’s Albany Bureau reported today.  State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico testified at a budget hearing yesterday that the database approved as part of the SAFE Act remains a work in... read more
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