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DEC Announces Proposals to Amend Hunting and Trapping Regulations for Wild Turkey, Deer and Fisher

| May 20, 2015

DEC Announces Proposals to Amend Hunting and Trapping Regulations for Wild Turkey, Deer and Fisher DEC Announces Proposals to Amend Hunting and Trapping Regulations for Wild Turkey, Deer and Fisher – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting public comments through June 29 on three regulatory proposals for hunting and […]

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Senator Panepinto Calls on Senate Republicans to Get Serious on SAFE Act

| May 13, 2015

Senator Panepinto Calls on Senate Republicans to Get Serious on SAFE Act Senator Panepinto Calls on Senate Republicans to Get Serious on SAFE Act – Senator Marc Panepinto (D-Buffalo) issued the following statement calling out Senate Republicans on their broken promises regarding commonsense SAFE Act reforms: “Senate Republicans should immediately enact crucial SAFE Act reforms […]

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Gun group threatens primaries against Senate Republicans

| May 12, 2015

Gun group threatens primaries against Senate Republicans Gun group threatens primaries against Senate Republicans – Senate Republicans’ pick of a leader who voted in support of the controversial gun-control law in 2013 is not sitting well with gun-right groups, and the state’s leading gun group said it would consider primaries next year against GOP senators […]

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NYSRPA statement on the election of John Flanagan as Senate Majority Leader

| May 11, 2015

NYSRPA statement on the election of John Flanagan as Senate Majority Leader NYSRPA statement on the election of John Flanagan as Senate Majority Leader ALBANY, NY (05/11/2015)(readMedia)– The election of Senator John Flanagan as the the leader of the New York State Senate Republican Caucus is a divisive blow to the freedom loving people of […]

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Woman shoots, kills ex-boyfriend in self-defense: cops

| May 10, 2015

Woman shoots, kills ex-boyfriend in self-defense: cops Woman shoots, kills ex-boyfriend in self-defense: cops – An Ann Road woman wrested a gun away from a former boyfriend and shot him to death after he broke into her home early Saturday, police said. The 50-year-old woman, who police would not identify, was also shot during the […]

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Legislative Report #8

| May 8, 2015

Legislative Report #8 Legislative Report #8 is now online (pdf). View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Westchester County Friends of NRA

| May 7, 2015

Westchester County Friends of NRA Westchester County Friends of NRA Dinner June 5, 2015 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at the Double Tree Hotel in Tarrytown Special Honoree at the dinner this year will be Scott Sommavilla from the Westchester County Firearm Owners Association for his continued dedication to the 2nd Amendment and the shooting sports.  […]

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Gun group to senators: Pick DeFrancisco over Flanagan for leader

| May 7, 2015

Gun group to senators: Pick DeFrancisco over Flanagan for leader Gun group to senators: Pick DeFrancisco over Flanagan for leader – Don’t pick a SAFE Act supporter. That’s the message the state Rifle and Pistol Association is urging its members to tell their local senators as Senate Republicans increasingly consider dumping Senate Majority Leader Dean […]

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Pistol permit office hours changing

| May 7, 2015

Pistol permit office hours changing Pistol permit office hours changing – The Niagara County Pistol Permit Office will roll out new hours next month in an attempt to speed up approvals, after County Clerk Wayne F. Jagow noted a spike in pistol permit applications. Effective the first week in June, the office will now be […]

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First and Second Amendment challenge to government restrictions on posting plans for 3-D printed guns

| May 6, 2015

First and Second Amendment challenge to government restrictions on posting plans for 3-D printed guns First and Second Amendment challenge to government restrictions on posting plans for 3-D printed guns – The case, filed today on behalf of Cody Wilson‘s Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation, is Defense Distributed v. U.S. Dep’t of State; […]

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Clinton Hires Anti-Gun Astroturfer For Her “Grassroots” Campaign

| May 3, 2015

Clinton Hires Anti-Gun Astroturfer For Her “Grassroots” Campaign Clinton Hires Anti-Gun Astroturfer For Her “Grassroots” Campaign – Despite already amassing an anti-gun track record that would make Michael Bloomberg proud, Democratic presidential nominee candidate Hillary Clinton appears intent on adding to it whenever possible. Last week brought the news that Clinton has hired gun control […]

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NYSRPA statement on candidates running in the May 5th Staten Island special election

| April 29, 2015

NYSRPA statement on candidates running in the May 5th Staten Island special election NYSRPA statement on candidates running in the May 5th Staten Island special election ALBANY, NY (04/29/2015)(readMedia)– When voters go to the polls on May 5th for the 11th Congressional District special election they have a choice between two undesirable candidates: Vincent Gentile […]

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St. Lawrence County judge faces criticism over pistol permit restrictions

| April 29, 2015

St. Lawrence County judge faces criticism over pistol permit restrictions St. Lawrence County judge faces criticism over pistol permit restrictions – St. Lawrence County Judge Jerome J. Richards is facing criticism from several county legislators who believe restrictions he places on many citizens who hold pistol permits may violate Second Amendment rights outlined in the […]

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Legislative Report #7

| April 24, 2015

Legislative Report #7 Legislative Report #7 is now online (pdf). Senate Codes Committee Agenda for Tuesday, April 28: S-2050 – Relates to prohibiting the possession of certain 50 caliber firearms; directs the division of state police to embark on a program whereby persons currently in lawful possession of such weapons may be reimbursed for the […]

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Ceretto to push for SAFE Act repeal

| April 23, 2015

Ceretto to push for SAFE Act repeal Ceretto to push for SAFE Act repeal – New York State Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-Lewiston, announced support Wednesday in the Assembly’s Codes Committee for legislation that would fully repeal the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013. The move would clear the way for the measure to […]

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Tenney urges Assembly panel to allow vote on SAFE Act repeal

| April 22, 2015

Tenney urges Assembly panel to allow vote on SAFE Act repeal Tenney urges Assembly panel to allow vote on SAFE Act repeal – The Assembly Democratic majority is being urged by Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney to take up her bill that would repeal Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s gun control law known as the SAFE Act. The bill […]

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Shooting program takes off in city school

| April 19, 2015

Shooting program takes off in city school Shooting program takes off in city school – In the bowels of Charlotte High School, around the corner from the boiler room and directly beneath the swimming pool, shots ring out. It is hot, humid and noisy. Four young men are prone and propped up on their backpacks […]

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Mayor promises to shoot down Poughkeepsie Common Council’s gun proposal

| April 16, 2015

Mayor promises to shoot down Poughkeepsie Common Council’s gun proposal Mayor promises to shoot down Poughkeepsie Common Council’s gun proposal – A number of public officials on the local, county and state level Thursday voiced their opposition to a Poughkeepsie Common Council proposal to create further gun storage requirements. The Safe House Ordinance, proposed by […]

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Defend Freedom Tour 2015

Defend Freedom Tour 2015

| April 15, 2015

Defend Freedom Tour 2015 View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Tribeca 2015: David Carr's Daughter Erin Lee Carr on Her "Cannibal Cop" Doc, Dad's Advice

| April 14, 2015

'Thought Crimes,' premiering Thursday at the festival, deals with the notorious New York City case of Gilberto Valle: "It was a complicated decision for him" to open up, Carr says. View full story

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