Ammo checks moving target

Ammo checks moving target – A New York state web page outlining Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s NY SAFE Act says that a background check requirement for people buying ammunition will begin on Jan. 15.  But that’s turning out to be a moving target as the state doesn’t expect to have the system for administering those checks in place by... read more

SAFE Act provision on background checks for bullet buyers to be delayed

SAFE Act provision on background checks for bullet buyers to be delayed – Checking the backgrounds and recording detailed information about anyone buying ammunition, a key component of New York’s gun-control law, will not begin as expected Jan. 15, State Police officials confirmed Friday evening.  Several days after The Buffalo News first inquired about delays in the ammunition provisions, the State Police said Friday the agency needs more time to develop a system that will check the backgrounds of individuals before they purchase... read more

Sportsmen Make Donation in Effort to Repeal NY Safe Act

Sportsmen Make Donation in Effort to Repeal NY Safe Act – The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association got a big donation Monday night, and it comes right from second amendment advocates in Chemung County. The Chemung County Federation of Sportsmen raised nearly $6,000 for the political group to help repeal the New York Safe Act. In association with the NRA, the Rifle and Pistol Association will use this money to try and overthrow the legislation in state, and possibly even federal... read more

Top NY court lifts handgun permit residency limit

Top NY court lifts handgun permit residency limit – People who live only part time in New York can get handgun licenses here, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday.  The Court of Appeals concluded that New York pistol permits, which are issued by cities or counties, are not limited to people whose primary residence is in New York, reversing a 1993 decision by a midlevel state... read more

Top NY court lifts pistol permit residency limit

Top NY court lifts pistol permit residency limit – New York’s highest court says people who live only part-time in the state can get handgun licenses here.  The Court of Appeals says New York pistol permits, which are issued by cities or counties, are not limited to people whose primary residence is in New... read more

The SAFE Act has divided a state

The SAFE Act has divided a state – A panel, convened to explain the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act gun control measure, drew a large audience at the Langford-New Oregon Fire Hall on Sept. 28.  The dais was comprised of elected officials, gun rights advocates and a legal team, all ready to share their perceptions about the... read more

Pistol permit wait could be shortened with Onondaga County Clerk’s help

Pistol permit wait could be shortened with Onondaga County Clerk’s help – The 14-month wait in Onondaga County to apply for a pistol permit could slashed to two months or less under a new plan that will shift some of the work to the county clerk.  The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing the permits, but the clerk’s office has agreed to help with the initial paperwork to ease the backlog of permit requests, said John Balloni, the chief administrative deputy for the sheriff’s office.  The sheriff’s office would still be responsible for the necessary background checks and the issuance of the licenses, he... read more

Anti-gun control signs cover the countryside

Anti-gun control signs cover the countryside – If you have driven, jogged, walked, run or just looked out a window in the north country over the past few months, chances are you have seen a white sign emblazoned with a red circle over the bold words NY SAFE ACT.  The signs, which denounce the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, began popping up in late spring and have made their way across Northern New York and been spotted as far south as Long Island.  Nearly 7,000 of them have been distributed to date, according to the man behind the... read more

Judicial Watch Sues Michael Bloomberg for Gun Records

Judicial Watch Sues Michael Bloomberg for Gun Records – The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit last week against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office seeking communications between the office and Bloomberg’s gun control group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns.  The Freedom of Information Law lawsuit seeks to compel the mayor’s office to produce all communications between the Office of the Mayor, the director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), and Vice President Joe... read more

Bikers ride on Albany

Bikers ride on Albany – It may not have been the largest crowd to protest the NY SAFE Act, but it certainly was the loudest. So much so, you could here the roar of the engines clear across the Hudson River into Troy as more than 300 motorcycles of all shapes and descriptions made their way through the streets of Albany on Saturday, ending their two-wheel motorcade at Capitol Park... read more
Page 35 of 118« First...102030...3334353637...405060...Last »

Subscribe

Archives

Categories

Help elect pro-gun candidates.
Support the NYSRPA Political Victory Fund.