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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

| 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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Delaware: Governor Jack Markell Unveils Gun Control Plan to Leave You Defenseless

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delaware: Governor Jack Markell Unveils Gun Control Plan to Leave You Defenseless Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) has unveiled broad gun control plans that should alarm all law-abiding gun owners in the First State.  At this moment, legislation has not been introduced.  However his proposals as outlined in his news release snub the Supreme Court’s repeated ruling that the […]

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Virginia: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 Will Hear Several Firearm Bills Tomorrow

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 Will Hear Several Firearm Bills Tomorrow On Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 p.m. the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 will hold a hearing on several bills of interest to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  The following bills will be considered […]

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Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen to Consider Gun Ban Ordinance TOMORROW

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen to Consider Gun Ban Ordinance TOMORROW The Weston Board of Selectmen will meet TOMORROW, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss and come to a decision regarding a sweeping gun ban ordinance that would severely infringe on your Second Amendment rights. View full story

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New York Quickly Passes Gun Control Measure

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The state legislature in New York has voted to approve a sweeping gun control measure. It bans assault weapons and makes it harder for seriously mentally ill people to legally obtain firearms. View full story

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Conn. municipal leaders to unveil gun proposal

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Conn. municipal leaders to unveil gun proposal HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Connecticut mayors and first selectmen is the latest group to offer recommendations for reducing gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Newtown. View full story

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White House pledges to use campaign operation to push gun measures

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

White House pledges to use campaign operation to push gun measures Vice President Biden told House Democrats who attended a White House meeting on gun control measures on Monday that the Obama administration intended to mobilize the grassroots operation left over from the 2012 presidential campaign to help push for the gun related measures it […]

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Sweeping gun control becomes law in New York

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sweeping gun control becomes law in New York Mr. Cuomo signed the bill less than an hour after the State Assembly approved it by a 104 to 43 vote on the second full day of the 2013 legislative session. The State Senate, which had in the past resisted more restrictive gun laws, approved the measure […]

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New York’s radical gun control law

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York’s radical gun control law Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the first to successfully exploit the Newtown, Conn. tragedy to pass the most radical and pointless gun control law of any state in the country. The most dramatic changes in New York will be to lower the limit on magazines from 10 to only seven […]

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