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St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions

| July 22, 2015

St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions – A St. Lawrence County Court judge’s decision to deny requests for lifting restrictions on pistol permits has left county pistol owners in a tizzy.  Following a June 1, 14-1 vote by county legislators for […]

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St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions

| July 22, 2015

St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions St. Lawrence County pistol owners fighting mad over continued restrictions – A St. Lawrence County Court judge’s decision to deny requests for lifting restrictions on pistol permits has left county pistol owners in a tizzy.  Following a June 1, 14-1 vote by county legislators for […]

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Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure

| July 16, 2015

Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Legislators who voted for it should admit their mistake ALBANY, NY (07/16/2015)(readMedia)– According to the Post-Standard, shootings in Syracuse are up 50% for the first six months of the year compared […]

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Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure

| July 16, 2015

Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Legislators who voted for it should admit their mistake ALBANY, NY (07/16/2015)(readMedia)– According to the Post-Standard, shootings in Syracuse are up 50% for the first six months of the year compared […]

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Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure

| July 16, 2015

Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Increase in Syracuse shootings prove so-called SAFE Act a public policy failure Legislators who voted for it should admit their mistake ALBANY, NY (07/16/2015)(readMedia)– According to the Post-Standard, shootings in Syracuse are up 50% for the first six months of the year compared […]

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SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda

| July 13, 2015

SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda – Efforts to repeal the SAFE Act topped Sen. Kathy Marchione’s legislative priorities this year, in addition to initiatives to reform government and support the agricultural industry.  Of the roughly 100 policy-related bills the Halfmoon Republican sponsored, a little more than half stalled […]

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SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda

| July 13, 2015

SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda SAFE Act big on Marchione’s agenda – Efforts to repeal the SAFE Act topped Sen. Kathy Marchione’s legislative priorities this year, in addition to initiatives to reform government and support the agricultural industry.  Of the roughly 100 policy-related bills the Halfmoon Republican sponsored, a little more than half stalled […]

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Zogby: Independents Side With GOP, Gun Rights Not Gun Control

| July 8, 2015

Zogby: Independents Side With GOP, Gun Rights Not Gun Control Zogby: Independents Side With GOP, Gun Rights Not Gun Control – A new Zogby poll released July 6 shows that Independents align with the GOP on guns, supporting gun rights over gun control.  This is a continuation of what Breitbart News reported in the months […]

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Vote for NYSRPA

| June 25, 2015

Vote for NYSRPA Please vote for NYSRPA to help pay our legal costs associated with our SAFE lawsuit Lucky Gunner is donating the legal fees awarded to them by the judge in the Brady Campaign’s failed junk lawsuit against them to pro-gun organizations. Please click here and vote for NYSRPA. Any monies we receive will […]

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Only about 4% of NY assault rifles are registered, new stats suggest — RT USA

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Congrats NY! Only about 4% of NY assault rifles are registered, new stats suggest — RT USA. New Yorkers refuse to comply with the 2013 NY SAFE Act, obliging owners of semi-automatic weapons with a detachable magazine and a military-style pistol grip to register them. Only about one in 25 such weapons have […]

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NYSRPA statement regarding low SAFE Act gun registration numbers

| June 23, 2015

NYSRPA statement regarding low SAFE Act gun registration numbers NYSRPA statement regarding low SAFE Act gun registration numbers ALBANY, NY (06/23/2015)(readMedia)– In response to the SAFE Act gun registration numbers released by the New York State Police, NYSRPA President Tom King made this statement: “I am amused at the pathetically low numbers of New Yorkers […]

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144th Annual Meeting

144th Annual Meeting

| June 23, 2015

144th Annual Meeting July 12th from 9:00am to 5:00pm Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Is This The Gun Case The U.S. Supreme Court Will Take?

| June 22, 2015

Is This The Gun Case The U.S. Supreme Court Will Take? Is This The Gun Case The U.S. Supreme Court Will Take? – Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Heller v. D.C. (2008) that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to bear arms and then ruled in McDonald v. Chicago (2010) that this […]

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City of Poughkeepsie Alert

| June 19, 2015

City of Poughkeepsie Alert City of Poughkeepsie Alert New Yorkers Against Gun Violence will be making a presentation before the Common Council on July 6 starting at 6:30pm in support of the proposal mandatory firearms storage ordinance.  The proposal prohibits keeping firearms available for self-defense.  All gun owners are encouraged to attend. For more information […]

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NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Rockland Co. Sheriff Louis Falco for re-election

| June 15, 2015

NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Rockland Co. Sheriff Louis Falco for re-election NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Rockland Co. Sheriff Louis Falco for re-election ALBANY, NY (06/15/2015)(readMedia)– The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Political Victory Fund endorses Louis Falco for re-election as Rockland County Sheriff. In making the endorsement, NYSRPA Vice President of […]

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After Upstate NY prison break, requests rise for pistol permits

| June 13, 2015

After Upstate NY prison break, requests rise for pistol permits After Upstate NY prison break, requests rise for pistol permits – With two escaped killers on the loose, the Clinton County, N.Y., clerk’s office has seen a rise in the number of requests for pistol permits. “We typically don’t get more than one a day, […]

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City of Poughkeepise Alert

| June 10, 2015

City of Poughkeepise Alert City of Poughkeepsie Alert The next scheduled meeting of the Common Council is set for Monday, June 15 at 6:30pm at City Hall, 3rd Floor chambers. NYSRPA Director Jackie Emslie will be doing a presentation to the Common Council in opposing to the proposed mandatory firearms storage ordinance.  New Yorkers Against […]

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Senator Kathy Marchione announces real progress in fight against the unconstitutional SAFE Act, hails passage of common sense reforms that would begin restoring the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun owners

| June 9, 2015

Senator Kathy Marchione announces real progress in fight against the unconstitutional SAFE Act, hails passage of common sense reforms that would begin restoring the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun owners Albany, NY – Hailing it as “major progress in the fight for freedom,” Senator Kathy Marchione (R,C,I-Halfmoon), Chair of the Senate’s Local Government Committee, […]

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Albany may require gun owners to lock up their weapons

| June 9, 2015

Albany may require gun owners to lock up their weapons Albany may require gun owners to lock up their weapons – City gun owners may soon be required to keep their firearms under lock and key at home. A proposed law vetted Monday by city lawmakers would force gun owners to store their weapons in […]

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NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Amos Goodman for Suffolk Co. Legislature

| June 9, 2015

NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Amos Goodman for Suffolk Co. Legislature NYSRPA Political Victory Fund endorses Amos Goodman for Suffolk Co. Legislature ALBANY, NY (06/09/2015)(readMedia)– The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Political Victory Fund endorses Amos Goodman for Suffolk County Legislature District 2. A member of the National Rifle Association and Maidstone Gun […]

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