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.

 

Herkimer Co. objects to logo associated with SAFE Act

Herkimer Co. objects to logo associated with SAFE Act – Herkimer County isn’t going to associate any of its logos with the SAFE Act.  The county Legislature recently voted 13-2, with two absentees, to oppose the use of the Herkimer County seal or logo in connection to the pistol permit recertification put in place by the state’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act.  Chairman of the Legislature Vincent Bono, R-Schuyler, said it was brought forth by county Sheriff Christopher Farber and many counties are enacting the same... read more

District Attorney: SAFE Act ammunition provision remains intact in CNY despite Federal judge’s ruling

District Attorney: SAFE Act ammunition provision remains intact in CNY despite Federal judge’s ruling – Less than a year after New York passed historic legislation regulating guns in the state, a Federal judge has made a ruling saying the controversial laws are constitutional.  The judge in Buffalo did strike down one controversial provision – the limitation on ammunition to large capacity magazines. The SAFE Act currently limits magazines to seven bullets.  However, Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick noted that the ruling is only binding in the Western District of New York.  He says the limitation on ammunition will continue to be enforced in the Northern District of New York – which includes the greater Syracuse... read more

Federal judge upholds New York’s ban on assault weapons, rejects 7-round magazine limit

Federal judge upholds New York’s ban on assault weapons, rejects 7-round magazine limit – New York’s new gun control law is constitutional and should remain largely in effect, a federal judge in Buffalo ruled today. Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny said the law, a response to the Sandy Hook shootings that killed 20 children and six adults, is not a violation of the Second Amendment. The one exception Skretny found was the law’s seven-round limit, which he called “tenuous, strained and unsupported.” Gun rights organizations are expected to appeal Skretny’s... read more
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