Thursday, June 13, 2013

New York SAFE ACT (Firearms Ban) News

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NY SAFE Act: Collateral Damage Rings Death Knell for Youth Marksmanship ...

AmmoLand.com (press release) - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎

But most of all, we rely on manufacturers' generosity in their Youth Purchase Programs. In past years, we have utilized the Youth Purchase Programs of gun, accessory and ammunition manufacturers.

NY SAFE Act is target of Albany rally by gun rights supporters

Kingston Daily Freeman - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎

New York's Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013, commonly known as the SAFE Act, generally sets a seven-bullet limit in ammunition clips, tightens the definition of illegal “assault weapons” and requires owners of many formerly legal ...

Gun rights advocates join legislators in protesting the NY SAFE Act

Legislative Gazette - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎

Marchione and DiPietro are both sponsoring legislation (S.5591 and A.6238, respectively) that would completely repeal the NY SAFE Act. "We the people need to bring these signatures to our Governor so he knows they're not just signatures, but are people ...

County Legislature passes resolutions in support of SAFE Act's repeal

Troy Record - ‎4 hours ago‎

“The NY SAFE Act will not make our state safer and means potentially huge costs for law enforcement and local governments,” Herrington said in a press release.

Rally against NY SAFE Act*

WKTV - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎

Rally against NY SAFE Act*. By NEWSChannel 2 Staff. Story Created: Jun 11, 2013 at 11:51 AM EDT. Story Updated: Jun 11, 2013 at 11:51 AM EDT.

Pro Gun Advocates Rally in Mineola Against NY SAFE Act

Patch.com - ‎Jun 10, 2013‎

The NY SAFE Act was signed into law on Jan. 13 of this year in response to the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and bans use of high capacity magazines in firearms, reducing the number of allowable rounds in a clip from 10 ...

Gun Rights Advocates Campaign for Officials to Disregard Portions of NY SAFE Act

CNY News - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎

Police, county clerks and mental health professionals have raised concerns over the NY SAFE Act, which was adopted in January, contending that the law is unconstitutional and hard to enforce.

Letter: Citizens must demand repeal of NY SAFE Act

Buffalo News - ‎Jun 2, 2013‎

I don't ever recall when an issue, proposed by a few lawmakers, has been so successfully bulldozed through the State Legislature as the NY SAFE Act. Resolutions against the law have been enacted in nearly all New York counties. The voices of the ...

Local gun club members discuss qualms about SAFE Act

Troy Record - ‎Jun 9, 2013‎

ALBANY - The NY SAFE Act was passed into law nearly five months ago, but it's still fresh in the minds of legislators, gun owners, and state residents considering the purchase of a gun.

City Council to consider NY SAFE Act resolution

The Daily News Online - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎

BATAVIA - City Council is expected to vote next week on a request to repeal the SAFE Act, budget transfers and a contract for sewerline replacement.

Sheriff defends opposition to SAFE Act

WIVB - ‎Jun 3, 2013‎

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard got a standing ovation from those who gathered at Shannon Pub for a forum on the NY SAFE Act. Sheriff Howard says it would be a waste of his deputies resources to enforce it, and even calls it unenforceable. "I'm still ...

Wisconsin Trucker Charged Under NY's Safe Act

WGRZ-TV - ‎Jun 5, 2013‎

ELLERY, N.Y. - State police arrested a Wisconsin truck driver Monday afternoon after seizing his handgun during a search. Michael Coulter, 45, from Milwaukee, did not have a valid permit for his .40-caliber pistol when searched during a checkpoint on ...

Anti-NY SAFE Act rally set next week in Lowville

WatertownDailyTimes.com - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎

An informational booth will be set up with pamphlets on details of the NY SAFE Act, including classifications of weapons deemed illegal under the legislation, and voter registration forms.

NY SAFE Act should be repealed

The Livingston County News - ‎May 24, 2013‎

The speciously named NY SAFE Act identified an arbitrary number of bullets as too many, it determined that certain purely cosmetic features can redefine a sporting rifle as an assault weapon, and it focused its attention on law-abiding gun owners ...

Rally to promote “civil disobedience” of SAFE Act

Politics on the Hudson (blog) - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎

Gun-rights advocates will rally at the state Capitol on Tuesday and call for law-enforcement officials to disobey portions of New York's gun-control law.

NY Minute: Assembly passes amendment to the NY Safe Act

Syracuse.com - ‎May 24, 2013‎

The Democratic-controlled Assembly passed an amendment to the NY Safe Act that would give retired law enforcement officers certain exemptions from the laws' ban on certain semi-automatic guns and large-capacity magazines.

County officials highly critical of NY SAFE Act during a legislative hearing ...

WatertownDailyTimes.com - ‎Jun 1, 2013‎

Assault rifles are defined by the state in the NY SAFE Act as any semiautomatic rifle capable of receiving a detachable magazine and having one of several military characteristics, including a folding or telescoping stock, protruding pistol grip ...

SAFE Act to be discussed in Amherst

WIVB - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - Gun advocates aren't the only people confused and frustrated with the new state gun law. Some local governments and law enforcement officials are unsure how to enforce the SAFE Act. A meeting in Williamsville on Friday was ...

Utica gun show displays weapons, opinions on SAFE Act

Utica Observer Dispatch - ‎Jun 8, 2013‎

“What the government called assault weapons,” Petronis said of the guns banned by the SAFE Act. “That means anything with a semi-automatic, replaceable magazine firearm that had one of several features.

City Council resolution opposes state SAFE Act

Buffalo News - ‎Jun 11, 2013‎
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