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Gun owners upset by new controls passed by N.Y. lawmakers

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun owners upset by new controls passed by N.Y. lawmakers Signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, the New York legislation tightens a ban on assault style rifles, calls for background checks on ammunition purchases, outlaws large capacity magazines and tries to keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill people deemed […]

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New York: Republicans say Cuomo rushed process

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York: Republicans say Cuomo rushed process Some Republicans assailed the rush to force through the legislation. Rank and file lawmakers got copies of the lengthy proposal about an hour before the State Senate began voting Monday.”This is haphazard,” said Assemb. Al Graf (R Holbrook). “We’re not supposed to be here to advance any one […]

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Obama’s one-man gun grab

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama’s one-man gun grab Pro gun groups weren’t exaggerating during the election last year when they warned President Obama intended to go after guns in a second term. With his second inaugural less than a week away, Mr. Obama is already so determined to put sweeping new restrictions in place that he threatened Monday to […]

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Statement from the National Rifle Association of America In Response to President Obama’s Gun Control Proposals

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Statement from the National Rifle Association of America In Response to President Obama’s Gun Control Proposals Fairfax, Va. – Throughout its history, the National Rifle Association has led efforts to promote safety and responsible gun ownership.  Keeping our children and society safe remains our top priority. View full story

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Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin discusses the New York SAFE Act

| January 15, 2013

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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: GIANARIS/ BALL TO APPEAR ON ‘HANNITY’

| January 15, 2013

by Rick Karlin This will be something the political junkies will want to see — the Senate’s Deputy Democratic Minority Leader Mike Gianaris and GOP Sen. Greg Ball will be appearing tonight on “Hannity” at 9:00 p.m. With host Sean Hannity’s well-known dislike of liberals, he’s likely to tear into Gianaris while giving Ball, who has emerged as […]

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Critics assail Cuomo’s gun deal as secret, rushed

| January 15, 2013

Critics assail Cuomo’s gun deal as secret, rushed – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being criticized by a good-government group and rank-and-file lawmakers for rushing his gun control law through secret meetings to make New York the first state to enact a measure since the Newtown, Conn., tragedy. Dick Dadey of Citizens Union says the closed-door […]

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Seizes Your Gun Rights Overnight with Secret Deals, Procedural Shortcuts and Midnight Votes in Albany

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Governor Andrew Cuomo Seizes Your Gun Rights Overnight with Secret Deals, Procedural Shortcuts and Midnight Votes in Albany Governor Andrew Cuomo, in stunningly brazen fashion, took a hatchet to gun rights in New York with lightning speed.  By cutting secret deals behind closed doors, eliminating public input and circumventing normal legislative processes, the Governor and […]

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Maryland: Governor O’Malley’s "Common Sense" Will Leave You Defenseless

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland: Governor O’Malley’s "Common Sense" Will Leave You Defenseless Anti-gun Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) released a statement yesterday that should alarm all law-abiding gun owners in the Old Line State.  O’Malley  announced that he will be pushing a broad gun control package through the Maryland General Assembly as soon as possible.  His proposal is packed with attacks on your Second Amendment rights […]

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Wyoming: Session is Underway and Important Pro-Gun Bills Have Been Introduced

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming: Session is Underway and Important Pro-Gun Bills Have Been Introduced As the Wyoming Legislature enters the second week of its legislative session, a number of pro-gun reforms have already been introduced.  Representative Allen Jaggi (R-19) filed two bills: House Bill 103, which would strengthen the state’s authority over firearm laws while prohibiting local counties from enacting their own ordinances in […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione Opposes Restrictive, Unconstitutional New Gun Control Legislation

| January 15, 2013

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2013 Contact: (518) 455-2381, marchione@nysenate.gov                                                NYS SENATOR KATHLEEN MARCHIONE: TONIGHT’S GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION WEAKENS THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF NEW YORKERS, CRACKING DOWN ON CRIMINALS AND ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE SOLE FOCUS Senator Marchione keeps her promise and votes “NO” on restrictive new gun control; will launch […]

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Kathleen Marchione’s comments on Cuomo bill

| January 15, 2013

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Senator Greg Ball session comments – 1/14/13

| January 15, 2013

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Legal action against Cuomo gun law

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legal action against Cuomo gun law NYSRPA, in co-operation with the NRA, are having the Cuomo law reviewed by a highly qualified legal team.  We ask that no other 3rd party legal action be taken without prior consultation.  We realize that this law impacts a large number of people, but a proper legal review will […]

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Text of Cuomo bill

| January 15, 2013

NYSRPA, in co-operation with the NRA, are having the Cuomo law reviewed by a highly qualified legal team.  We ask that no other 3rd party legal action be taken without prior consultation.  We realize that this law impacts a large number of people, but a proper legal review will take some time.  Please do not […]

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New York has gun deal: A.M. News Links

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks during a news conference announcing an agreement with legislative leaders on New York's Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in the Red Room at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in… View full story

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SENATOR BALL ON CUOMO’S GUN GRAB

| January 14, 2013

Albany, N.Y. – 1/14/2013 – “We needed solid provisions to keep the violently, mentally ill from harming our communities, our kids and our families. That didn’t happen tonight. While much in this bill, as far as stiffer penalties for real criminals and help on the mental health front is good, the last minute push, in […]

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BALL ANNOUNCES PISTOL PERMIT PROTECTION LEGISLATION INCLUDED IN COMPREHENSIVE GUN BILL

| January 14, 2013

Albany, N.Y. – 1/14/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C, I) announced that his proposed legislation to protect law-abiding pistol owners has been included in a comprehensive package being voted on tonight. The legislation was introduced by Ball after The Journal News Newspaper, a Gannett Company, recently posted a map on their website […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione comments on Governor Cuomo’s 2013 State of the State Address

| January 14, 2013

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2013 Contact: Joshua Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381, joshuakevfitz@yahoo.com (518) 542-2413 (cell)  NYS SENATOR KATHY MARCHIONE: MANY POSITIVE PROPOSALS IN GOVERNOR CUOMO’S 2013 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS; SERIOUS CONCERNS OVER COSTLY NEW GUN CONTROL THAT COULD WEAKEN THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF LAW-ABIDING NEW YORKERS  Statement from New York State Senator Kathleen […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione & NYS Assemblyman Jim Tedisco call for "Elder Care Facility Sex Offender Law"

| January 14, 2013

For Immediate Release:   January 4, 2013 Contact: Adam D. Kramer, 518-441-5183 (Tedisco), adamdouglaskramer@gmail.com                 Joshua Fitzpatrick, 518-455-2381 (Marchione), joshuakevfitz@yahoo.com  MARCHIONE & TEDISCO CALL FOR “ELDER CARE FACILITY SEX OFFENDER” LAW TO PREVENT SEX OFFENDERS FROM WORKING IN ALL NY ELDER CARE FACILITIES Legislators seek to protect vulnerable seniors from being preyed upon by dangerous […]

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