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NRA sues NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo for using financial regulator to “blacklist” NRA

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 9:00pm 5/12/2018 at 9:00pm
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The NRA has been under assault from liberal politicians and political groups for decades. But those attacks have intensified after the Parkland school shooting.

Student David Hogg, backed by powerful groups like Media Matters, launched a campaign to pressure companies to sever membership discount programs with the NRA. That campaign was largely...

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NY Suspends SAFE Act’s Background Checks for Ammunition Purchases

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 4:00pm 7/12/2015 at 4:00pm

New York’s unpopular SAFE Act takes another hit this week as Cuomo suspends a plan to require background checks for the purchase of ammunition.  The New York Times reports:

The decision, which the administration did not publicize, was the result of an unusual deal the governor’s office reached with the State Senate’s...

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Remington Moving Two Production Lines From New York to Alabama

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 7:00am 5/18/2014 at 7:00am

After New York State passed the “SAFE Act” gun control law, there were fears that Remington Arms, a major employer in the economically depressed upstate area would leave.

Slowly, that appears to be happening.  First, Remington announced it was opening a plant in Alabama, for future expansion.  But politicians assured us that...

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Why did NY GOP lawmakers fund the SAFE Act?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:33am 5/9/2014 at 11:33am
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Republican lawmakers created quite a stir earlier this week, when they complained to the New York Post that the recently passed budget contained secret funding for the SAFE Act.

Two senators who wished to remain anonymous, told...

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Rifle used by Detroit Mom to defend family is illegal “Assault Weapon” in NY

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:15am 2/21/2014 at 9:15am
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I saw the videotape below at Ace of Spades HQ, as well as at Hot Air, regarding a Detroit mother at home with her children when three men, at least one...

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NY SAFE Act becomes issue in NY-23 swing race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 31, 2014 at 8:07pm 1/31/2014 at 8:07pm

NY-23, my home district, is a focus for both parties for 2014 because it is one of only a few competitive districts.

The district is geographically enormous, a mostly rural area running along the Southern Tier of upstate New York. Once you leave Ithaca, it’s a whole other country.

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Local opposition stymies NY SAFE Act gun law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 9:26am 1/16/2014 at 9:26am

There has been a mostly quiet refusal of county and local officials to implement and enforce the onerous provisions of the NY State gun law rushed through the state legislature in almost comical fashion after the Newtown, CT, school shooting.

In the rush to legislate, the text of the law failed to...

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Federal Court Voids 7-Round Mag Limit of NY’s SAFE Act, Allows Rest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 4:59pm 12/31/2013 at 4:59pm

Federal District Court Judge William M. Skretny has found that most provisions of NY’s SAFE Act–passed only one month after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting–do not infringe the Second Amendment.

He did, however, find that the provision that limits magazine capacity to only seven rounds was unconstitutional under the Second Amendment.

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