Tag Archive: NY SAFE Act

Mar 08 2014

Judge Orders Release of Gun Owners’ Records to Newspaper

You might remember Journal News as the New York-based newspaper that published the names and addresses of concealed carry permit holders in two counties. The story came with an interactive map so readers could see exactly where their neighborhood gun owners were located. The information was obtained through Freedom of Information requests that the paper …

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Jan 03 2014

NY Residents to Fire Shots in Protest of SAFE Act

When colonists faced gun confiscation by the British in 1775, they confronted their enemies at the Concord Bridge with “the shot heard ’round the world.” Approximately 75,000 New Yorkers are planning to do the same in protest of the New York SAFE Act. “The Shot Heard ‘Round New York State” is being organized by the …

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Jan 02 2014

Federal Judge Rules NY SAFE Act “Constitutional”

A federal judge has ruled that the New York SAFE Act – passed in response to Sandy Hook – does not infringe on Second Amendment rights despite banning “assault style” rifles, high capacity magazines, creating new registries, allowing (and promoting) gun confiscation, and limiting firearms to seven rounds. Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny, …

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Dec 09 2013

NYPD Begins Gun Confiscation

New York City is the home of a little-enforced city ordinance banning rifles and shotguns capable of holding more than five rounds. The ordinance has technically been on the books since 2010, but few seemed to know about it and even fewer were expected to follow it. However, after this year’s passage of the Secure …

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