NY SAFE Act still generates firestorm – It’s almost December and ammunition is still a hot commodity at Barrett’s Batavia Marine & Sporting Goods. Like other area firearms dealers, the business experienced a rush on purchases earlier this year, as the state passed the highly-controversial N.Y. SAFE Act. Demand for handguns has increased. “They have gone up,” said Manager Mike Barrett Friday. “Usually we have highs and lows as sales go, but they’ve been consistent right along.” The influx is evident at local county clerk offices, which were nearly overwhelmed as the law was approved and enacted.