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.

 

Astorino takes aim at gun control law

Astorino takes aim at gun control law – Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was in Johnstown on Monday at the Pine Tree Rifle Club, where he received a warm welcome from local residents and state officials.  Astorino spoke about his campaign against Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a crowd of more than 50 people, where he criticized Cuomo for the state’s gun control law passed last year.  “Cuomo took away your rights, then you just have to take away his job,” Astorino said, followed by loud applause from the audience. “This is not a New York City-based race, this is upstate.  Almost half of the vote in this election will come from counties like Fulton and upstate New York, so you can make it... read more

Senate GOP Sidestep Gun Control Measure

Senate GOP Sidestep Gun Control Measure – How badly do the Senate Republicans want to avoid any more discussion about the controversial issue of gun control in this crucial election year? Consider this:  The Senate rules allow each member – regardless of their majority or minority status – the ability to “compel” a committee vote on three bills a year.  Sen. Diane Savino, an IDC member, recently used this parliamentary maneuver to circumvent the chamber’s leadership in a push to get her medical marijuana bill to the floor for a vote.  Sen. Daniel Squadron, a Brooklyn Democrat, had hoped to do the same with his bill to ban .50 caliber sniper rifles (with an exemption for any weapon used for hunting) – a measure that was left out of the 2013 SAFE Act.  But in an act of what he deemed “parliamentary jiu jitsu” by the Republicans, Squadron’s bill was... read more

Three counties pull out of SAFE Act pilot permit program

Three counties pull out of SAFE Act pilot permit program – The Cortland County clerk’s office has backed out of a pilot run of a re-certification program for gun owners, part of the state’s stricter gun control laws, because it didn’t feel it was getting enough support from the... read more
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