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.

 

Guns, the talk of the political campaign season

Guns, the talk of the political campaign season – The issue of control was once again front and center as the political campaign season heated up.  At the Brunswick fire house, congressmen, senators, assemblymen, county clerks, county executives, and county sheriffs rallied, all of them believing that talking about guns and the Second Amendment will go a long way to fire up the electorate.  It won’t be the only issue leading up to the November election, but make no mistake, the candidates at the Brunswick fire house are counting on widespread anger that they believe was created by the New York Safe Act to lure voters to the... read more

NY SAFE Act opponents encouraged to stand up, speak out against law at rally

NY SAFE Act opponents encouraged to stand up, speak out against law at rally – What was originally billed as a rally became more of a recruitment event Tuesday evening as incumbents and candidates from municipal, state and federal governments urged supporters to not only vote in the upcoming election themselves, but also to lobby others to do the same in an effort to speak out against the NY SAFE Act. Second Amendment supporters packed the Center Brunswick Fire Hall for the Challenge NY SAFE Act rally, sponsored by the Brunswick Sportsmen’s Club, to show their displeasure with the NY SAFE Act, passed in Jan. 2013, as they claim it was just a first step in more of their rights being taken... read more

Democrats push to restart CDC funding for gun violence

Democrats push to restart CDC funding for gun violence research – Two Congressional Democrats are unveiling legislation this morning that would restart the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s gun violence research efforts.  Since 1996, when a small CDC-funded study on the risks of owning a firearm ignited opposition from Republicans, the CDC’s budget for research on firearms injuries has shrunk to zero.  The result, as we’ve detailed, is that many basic questions about gun violence — such as how many Americans are shot each year — remain unanswered.  The new legislation, which will be introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D., N.Y.) in the House, and Sen. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) in the Senate, would give the CDC $10 million a year “for the purpose of conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence... read more
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