RE: The issuance of an additional hand gun permit

RE: The issuance of an additional hand gun permit

  Members, Below is a copy of a letter we sent to the NYPD. If you fall in this situation regarding the issuance of an addittional hand gun please feel free to copy this letter or modify it to fit your situation. Tom King   Commanding Officer License Division One Police Plaza Room 152 New York, NY 10038   Regarding: NYC Pistol Permit Number ————-   Dear Sir: I have been recently notified by the NYPD Licensing Division that my application for adding an additional firearm to my NYC permit has been declined. It has also been brought to my attention that numerous individuals received a “Handgun Purchase/Addition Disapproval Notice” from the License Division. They all have a computerized checkmark next to number one “Insufficient need for an additional handgun.” Please provide the authority upon which “need” must be shown, and what constitutes “need” sufficient to add a handgun to an existing license. NYC Laws and Regulations provide that requests for additional handguns shall be reviewed on an individual basis.  Please describe the individual review conducted for the requests received. Lastly, the Disapproval notice provides a ten-day time period to request reconsideration.  Please provide the basis for that time period and the procedures of the reconsideration process. Thank you for your consideration, Your...
MidwayUSA Update

MidwayUSA Update

Members, It has come to our attention that a number of MidwayUSA customers were notified that Midway could no longer ship primers or powders to Upstate New York. We have resolved that situation through working with the good people at Midway, shipments of primers and powder will resume. At no time were the Midway people attempting to curtail any 2nd Amendment Rights they were merely responding to an erroneous computer code that they corrected immediately when we discussed the issue with them. What many of you might not know is that MidwayUSA is a huge financial supporter of all the NRA programs and sponsors the NRA Annual meeting. Please support MidwayUSA as much as the support us. Tom King Cogito ergo armatus...
NYC Gun Owners – ALERT

NYC Gun Owners – ALERT

It has come to our attention the NYPD Licensing Division has taken it upon themselves to deny current gun owners approval to add more guns to their license.  We are looking into this and need your input.  IF YOU have personally been denied a new acquisition approval please contact the NYSRPA at 518-272-2654 or nysrpalegal@gmail.com. COPIES OF DENIAL LETTERS AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION ARE NEEDED. You can also fill out a legal assistance request...

Obama Tells BBC He’s ‘Most Frustrated’ On Gun Control: ‘I Will Not Stop’

Obama Tells BBC He’s ‘Most Frustrated’ On Gun Control: ‘I Will Not Stop’ – In advance of his trip to Kenya, President Obama told the BBC that he was determined to get something done on gun control, expressing frustration that he was unable to get movement on an issue he supported. “The one area where I feel that I’ve been most frustrated and most stymied – it is that the fact that the United States of America is the one advanced nation on earth in which we do not have sufficient common-sense gun safety laws – even in the face of repeated mass killings,” Obama said in the...

St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions

St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions – A St. Lawrence County Court judge’s decision to deny requests for lifting restrictions on pistol permits has left county pistol owners in a tizzy.  Following a June 1, 14-1 vote by county legislators for a new local law that loosens rules regarding who is eligible to obtain an unrestricted carry-and-conceal pistol license, county pistol owners said they continue to be denied by County Court Judge Jerome J....

Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure

Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Legislators who voted for it should admit their mistake ALBANY, NY (07/16/2015)(readMedia)– According to the Post-Standard, shootings in Syracuse are up 50% for the first six months of the year compared with the same time last year. When compared to the five-year average, city shootings are still up 3%. When presented with these statistics, NYSRPA President Tom King made this statement: “This is more proof that the so-called SAFE Act has not made Syracuse any safer for city residents. State Senator David Valesky and Assemblymen Al Stripe and Bill Magnarelli should admit they made a mistake by voting for it and support legislative efforts to repeal...
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