Month: January 2019

Cuomo Makes Illogical ‘States’ Rights’ Argument on Gun Control

Ahead of New York lawmakers’ vote to approve a slew of new gun control bills on January 29, Governor Andrew Cuomo held a victory lap media event in Albany. He gathered his allies from Moms Demand Action and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence to forecast the rubberstamping of further Second Amendment civil rights erosion by […]

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Grand Island Town Council Unanimously Adopts NY Gun Control Opposition Resolution

Town Council sends clear message to Albany that current and proposed 2A infringements will not be tolerated JANUARY 23, 2019 – GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. – During its regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday night, the Grand Island Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution expressing “opposition to New York State’s infringement on individual’s Second Amendment right of the people […]

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SCOTUS Decision to Hear NYC Gun Rights Case Demonstrates Viability of SAFE Act Nullification

NYSRPA v. NYC on SCOTUS docket demonstrates renewed interest in judicial review of NY gun control JANUARY 22, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump back into the national debate over gun rights after nearly a decade on the sidelines. The request for review came from the New York State […]

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Grand Island Town Council Poised to Adopt SAFE Act Opposition Resolution

Grand Island to join growing SAFE Act non-enforcement trend demonstrated by 13 WNY district attorneys Who: Grand Island Town Council and community members What: Adoption of SAFE Act Opposition Resolution by Grand Island Town Council Where: Grand Island Town Hall – 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072 When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 8:00 […]

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Jim Ostrowski, Esq. Updates Constitutional Coalition of NYS on Gun Control Legal Battles

Ostrowski explains his 2019 court challenges are built on the true purpose of the Second Amendment JANUARY 18, 2019 – ELMA, N.Y. – The Constitutional Coalition of New York State, a free speech forum focusing on political and Second Amendment rights opinions, welcomed Jim Ostrowski Thursday to their January 2019 membership meeting as a featured […]

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Cattaraugus, Genesee, and Seneca Counties Join SAFE Act Capacity Limit Non-Enforcement Zone

13 counties (76 percent of the Western District of NY) will NOT prosecute the SAFE Act capacity limit provision JANUARY 16, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining their colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, Steuben, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, and Yates Counties, Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori Pettit Rieman, Genesee County District Attorney Lawrence Friedman, and […]

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Solid Majority of all WNY Counties Won’t Enforce SAFE Act Capacity Limit

Number of WNY counties no longer prosecuting the SAFE Act capacity limit provision grows to ten JANUARY 14, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining their colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, and Steuben Counties, the district attorneys’ offices of Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, and Yates Counties have stated they will not enforce the SAFE Act seven-round […]

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Cuomo’s reproductive health agenda demonstrates gun rights hypocrisy

New Yorkers were treated to a gratuitous display of progressive back patting at Barnard College on Monday. Flanked by failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Governor Andrew Cuomo trotted out his personal collection of far-left acolytes to worship at the altar of his “reproductive health” agenda. This was a curious sight to see given that a […]

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Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker Won’t Enforce SAFE Act Capacity Limit

Number of WNY counties no longer prosecuting the capacity limit provision of the SAFE Act grows to six JANUARY 10, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining his colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Allegany, and Wyoming Counties, Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker directly stated on Wednesday he is not enforcing the SAFE Act seven-round capacity limit. […]

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Allegany and Wyoming County District Attorneys Won’t Enforce SAFE Act Capacity Limit

Number of WNY counties no longer prosecuting the capacity limit provision of the SAFE Act grows to five JANUARY 8, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining their colleagues in Erie, Niagara, and Chautauqua Counties, Allegany County District Attorney Keith A. Slep and Wyoming County District Attorney Donald O’Geen directly stated this week they are not […]

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