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Cuomo, O’Malley: Ready for Prime Time? Betting on gun control won’t be a winning strategy for them in 2016

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cuomo, O’Malley: Ready for Prime Time? Betting on gun control won’t be a winning strategy for them in 2016 Defining one’s candidacy by being the biggest gun restrictionist in the field is a surefire strategy for general-election problems in the Rust Belt swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Even battleground Colorado, filled with the […]

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Police group, county exec say N.Y. newspaper’s pistol-permit map should come down

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Police group, county exec say N.Y. newspaper’s pistol-permit map should come down A newspaper’s map pinpointing residents who hold gun permits could lead ex convicts to the homes of the officers who caught them, a coalition of police organizations said Tuesday.The Affiliated Police Association of Westchester County demanded that The Journal News take the map […]

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New York: Gun rights backers expect suits against gun law

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York: Gun rights backers expect suits against gun law Thousands of gun rights advocates signed a petition against New York’s new firearms restrictions on Wednesday as opponents of the new rules said they expect legal challenges to the tightest in the nation rules signed into law a day earlier. View full story

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California: Some legislators want stricter gun controls

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: Some legislators want stricter gun controls Lawmakers are sensing an opportunity to pass stricter gun and ammunition laws in California after New York passed the nation’s toughest gun control legislation and President Barack Obama proposed a sweeping national effort. View full story

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Connecticut: State legislators expect gun bill by end of February

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: State legislators expect gun bill by end of February General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers’ having already passed a measure to […]

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Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick seeks new gun laws

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick seeks new gun laws Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick introduced a new series of gun laws on Wednesday that would tighten rules on sales of weapons and ammunition. View full story

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Texas attorney general launches ad campaign urging New York gun-lovers to move to Texas

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Texas attorney general launches ad campaign urging New York gun-lovers to move to Texas The Texas attorney general has launched an Internet ad campaign inviting New Yorkers who feel their state’s new gun laws are too restrictive to move to Texas. View full story

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Lowry: An infantile spectacle

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lowry: An infantile spectacle President Barack Obama set a new standard Wednesday for stupidly exploitative White House events by appearing onstage with children to unveil his gun control proposals.He quoted from letters that the kids had written him. He invoked their Solomonic authority: “Their voices should compel us to change.” He signed executive orders as […]

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NRA Statement in Response to Reed Exhibitions’ Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

NRA Statement in Response to Reed Exhibitions’ Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show The National Rifle Association strongly disagrees with Reed Exhibitions’ decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, February 2-10. We encourage Reed Exhibitions to reconsider their position. View full […]

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Private Sales Restrictions and Gun Registration

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Private Sales Restrictions and Gun Registration The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which became operational in 1998, verifies that a person seeking to buy a firearm from a gun dealer is not prohibited from doing so by federal or state law. The National Rifle Association supported its establishment.  Gun control supporters opposed NICS, […]

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Firearm Safety in America 2013

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firearm Safety in America 2013 The number of privately owned guns in the U.S. is at an all-time high, upwards of 300 million, and now rises by about 10 million per year. Meanwhile, the firearm accident death rate has fallen to an all-time low, 0.2 per 100,000 population, down 94% since the all-time high in […]

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EXAMINER: PISTOL PERMIT PRIVACY BILL

| January 16, 2013

Faith Ann Butcher State senators voted overwhelmingly, 43-18, to approve the NY SAFE Act of 2013, a package of gun control legislation that included State Senator Greg Ball’s pistol permit privacy bill, late Monday night. Ball was one of the nay votes. The legislation was introduced by Ball after The Journal News Newspaper, a Gannett […]

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FOX NEWS: HANNITY DEBATE: NEW YORK SENATORS SPAR OVER GUN CONTROL BILL

| January 16, 2013

Democratic New York State Senator Michael Gianaris and Republican NY State Sen. Greg Ball went head-to-head over the new gun control legislation signed into law today byGovernor Andrew Cuomo. Part of that law caps the amount of bullets in ammunition magazines at seven. Sen. Gianaris maintained that the tightened law is trying to make it harder for […]

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CBS: NEW YORK PASSES FIRST U.S. GUN CONTROL BILL SINCE NEWTOWN MASSACRE

| January 16, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a tougher assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats. Cuomo pushed hard for the […]

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SAFE ACT OF 2013

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sent via WCFOA (www.wcfoany.org) The so-called ” New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 (NYSAFE)” was bulldozed through the New York State Senate and Assembly yesterday, January 15, 2013. In the Senate, literally it was done in the dark of night. So much for transparency and “open government”. This passage of this […]

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Gun Appreciation Day Rally 1/19/2013

| January 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Westchester County Firearms Owners Association (WCFOA) member and former 17th U.S. Congressional District candidate Frank Morganthaler is holding a protest rally this Saturday, January 19th, in White Plains. A flyer is attached as a .pdf file. Please contact Frank directly with any questions as WCFOA is not involved with the planning or logistics of the […]

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MARKET DAILY NEWS: NY STATE SENATOR: GUN BILL PASSED IN MIDDLE OF NIGHT TURNS LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS INTO CRIMINALS

| January 16, 2013

Steve Watson A New York State Senator has lambasted the passing of what is being called the nation’s toughest gun control bill, saying that it was introduced during the middle of the night, and that members were forced to vote on the legislation when they had not even had a chance to read it. “I […]

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Cook County Gives Up On Stopping Crime – Considers Passing Law to Punish the Victim Instead of the Criminal!

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cook County Gives Up On Stopping Crime – Considers Passing Law to Punish the Victim Instead of the Criminal! Today, Cook County Commissioners trotted out their latest in a series of affronts to law-abiding gun owners: an ordinance that does not even attempt to go after the criminal, but – literally — makes the victims of crime pay!  The […]

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White Plains Home Burglarized – White Plains, NY Patch

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

White Plains Home Burglarized – White Plains, NY Patch.

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Journal News Advertisers

Journal News Advertisers

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Below is a list of Advertisers for the Journal News. Considering what they did recently, make your decision whether to reach out to them, or simply not patronize them as a result of their support of the Journal News. MAJOR AND NATIONAL ADVERTISERS: AARON’S aarons.com 1-877-607-9999 1-800-950-7368 Garet Hayes Senior Vice President Hope-Beckham, Inc. Office: […]

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