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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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NYSRPA pleased State Senate passed SAFE Act reform legislation

| June 9, 2015

NYSRPA pleased State Senate passed SAFE Act reform legislation NYSRPA pleased State Senate passed SAFE Act reform legislation S-5837 a good first step to restoring New Yorkers civil rights ALBANY, NY (06/09/2015)(readMedia)– The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is pleased the State Senate passed bill S-5837 repealing portions of the so-called SAFE Act. […]

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NY Senate votes to tweak SAFE Act

| June 8, 2015

NY Senate votes to tweak SAFE Act NY Senate votes to tweak SAFE Act – The New York Senate has endorsed changes to the landmark gun control law passed in the wake of the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. The revisions passed by the Senate Monday would allow a family member to inherit […]

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Two year rise in shootings prove SAFE Act not working

| June 8, 2015

Two year rise in shootings prove SAFE Act not working Two year rise in shootings prove SAFE Act not working Time for legislators to have an honest discussion about New York gun laws ALBANY, NY (06/08/2015)(readMedia)– The New York Times first reported last week that shootings in New York City have been rising for the […]

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Mets pitcher Dillon Gee says he was tricked into encouraging gun control

| June 4, 2015

Mets pitcher Dillon Gee says he was tricked into encouraging gun control Mets pitcher Dillon Gee says he was tricked into encouraging gun control – A day before being activated from the disabled list, Mets pitcher Dillon Gee was also activated as a promoter of Gun Violence Awareness Day, apparently without his knowledge. To show […]

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NYAGV letter to Buffalo Common Council

NYAGV letter to Buffalo Common Council

| June 2, 2015

NYAGV letter to Buffalo Common Council New Yorkers Against Gun Violence sent a letter to the City of Buffalo Common Council trying to get them to go on the record in opposition to firearms reciprocity legislation pending in Congress. Here is a copy of the letter they sent to Council President Darius Pridgen.  Click on […]

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Administration preps new gun regulations

| May 30, 2015

Administration preps new gun regulations Administration preps new gun regulations – The Justice Department plans to move forward this year with more than a dozen new gun-related regulations, according to list of rules the agency has proposed to enact before the end of the Obama administration. The regulations range from new restrictions on high-powered pistols to gun […]

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Legislative Report #9

| May 29, 2015

Legislative Report #9 Legislative Report #10 is now online (pdf). View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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City of Poughkeepsie Alert

| May 29, 2015

City of Poughkeepsie Alert City of Poughkeepsie Alert The Common Council’s next scheduled meeting is set for 6:30pm on Monday June 1 in Council Chambers, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie. On the agenda is “A Presentation by New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.“ View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Help Wanted: Gun group seeks candidates

| May 26, 2015

Help Wanted: Gun group seeks candidates Help Wanted: Gun group seeks candidates – The state’s largest group representing gun owners is looking to back candidates against incumbent state lawmakers — and its looking for resumes. The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association sent out an “action alert” Tuesday to its members, seeking candidates who […]

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Spring 2015 Raffle

Spring 2015 Raffle

| May 22, 2015

Spring 2015 Raffle Enter to win our Spring 2015 Raffle! Proceeds go to the Legal Defense Fund to offset costs associated with our federal lawsuit to overturn the SAFE Act. Ticket sales close May 29.  Winner to be announced at the July 12 Annual Meeting. View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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NY Democrat Introduces Expanded Background Checks for Gun Shows

| May 20, 2015

NY Democrat Introduces Expanded Background Checks for Gun Shows NY Democrat Introduces Expanded Background Checks for Gun Shows – On May 19, Representative Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)14% (D-NY-12th District) introduced legislation to expand background checks to gun shows. Titled the Gun Show Loophole Closing Act, Maloney’s legislation would require a background check on any private […]

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