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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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Toddler aged one shot dead 'after three-year-old finds handgun in house'

| April 13, 2015

BRAYLON Robinson's tragic and shocking death has again raised questions over gun control in the US. View full story

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Monday's Top 7 News Stories

| April 13, 2015

Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today: 1. View full story

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City of Poughkeepise Alert

| April 11, 2015

City of Poughkeepise Alert City of Poughkeepsie Alert The Dutchess County Pistol Association has obtained documents (pdf) pertaining to an effort to get the City of Poughkeepsie to enact a mandatory firearms storage law.  Residents are encouraged to contact all elected officials in the City and express their opposition to this proposal. The next scheduled […]

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Challenge to bail payment for Ramsey Orta, who filmed Eric Garner’s arrest, withdrawn, clearing way for his release

| April 10, 2015

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The prosecutors’ challenge to the crowdsourced bail payment for Ramsey Orta, who recorded the arrest of Eric Garner, has been withdrawn. The decision, made just after noon Friday, came after PIX11 News first reported that the Staten Island District Attorney’s Office had requested a bail status hearing in the case of […]

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"I Adore You, Too, David Carr": Tom Arnold Pens Heartbreaking Tribute to His Late Best Friend (Guest Column)

| April 9, 2015

The actor was on live TV joking about his Twitter haters when he saw the news about the New York Times' famed media writer — on Twitter. Now, he pens a poignant and comic remembrance about their 32-year bond and their final get-together in L.A., where Carr texted with Harvey Weinstein (who'd called him an […]

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Obama Says He Hasn’t Given Up On Gun Control

| April 8, 2015

Obama Says He Hasn’t Given Up On Gun Control Obama Says He Hasn’t Given Up On Gun Control – The president insists he hasn’t given up on gun control, but he said he’s had difficulties getting changes passed through Congress in the years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. “What we’ve done is to […]

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Cayuga County Legislature committee holds off on vote for SAFE Act resolution

| April 8, 2015

Cayuga County Legislature committee holds off on vote for SAFE Act resolution Cayuga County Legislature committee holds off on vote for SAFE Act resolution – The Cayuga County Legislature isn’t sure it wants to get involved either way with proposed state legislation to repeal the SAFE Act. Though it wasn’t just the SAFE Act. The […]

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GUN RIGHTS BATTLES GOP state legislators seek to ease gun codes

| April 6, 2015

Conservatives emboldened by election victories are working to roll back gun restrictions in several states, while those on the other side of the debate are claiming success elsewhere in passing initiatives related to gun background checks. View full story

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State GOP lawmakers working to roll back gun restrictions after midterm wins

| April 6, 2015

Conservatives emboldened by election victories are working to roll back gun restrictions in several states, while those on the other side of the debate are claiming success elsewhere in passing initiatives related to gun background checks. View full story

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