Month: February 2019

Progressive Hate Mail: How to Respond

The pro-2A civil rights perspective is supported by data and reason that progressive gun-grabbers simply lack. Let’s start making arguments that reflect this fact. Following a Feb. 25, 2019 appearance by 2A Civil Rights Advocate Steve Felano on WGRZ TV in Buffalo, N.Y., we at 2AWNY.COM received our first piece of progressive hate mail. It […]

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Attorney Jim Ostrowski Confident About Court Challenge to Pistol Permit Law

WNYNewsNow Speaks with Ostrowski following U.S. Court of Appeals Oral Argument February 20, 2019 | WNYNewsNow | MANHATTAN, N.Y. –  Attorney James Ostrowski, who argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals his challenge to the state’s pistol permit laws, told WNYNewsNow in an exclusive interview just hours after his court argument Wednesday, that he is […]

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Attorney Jim Ostrowski Shatters State Pistol Permitting Justification in U.S. Appeals Court Oral Argument

Two of a three-member panel of U.S. circuit judges express openness to reviewing constitutionality of NYS pistol permit regime, given SCOTUS intent to review NYSRPA v. NYC February 20, 2019 | WGRZ News | MANHATTAN, N.Y. –  Buffalo-based lawyer argues gun lawsuit before federal appeals court in New York City. Suit claims NY state pistol […]

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SAFE Act Seven-Round Capacity Limit Non-Enforcement Zone Overtakes 100 Percent of WNY

With the addition of Wayne County, WNY is unanimous in SAFE Act seven-round limit non-enforcement February 14, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining his colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, Steuben, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Yates, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Seneca, Chemung, Orleans, and Schuyler Counties, Wayne County District Attorney Michael Calarco has stated he WILL NOT […]

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Orleans and Schuyler Counties Join WNY SAFE Act Seven-Round Capacity Limit Non-Enforcement Zone

16 counties (94 percent of the Western District of NY) will NOT prosecute the SAFE Act capacity limit provision February 14, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining their colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, Steuben, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Yates, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Seneca, and Chemung Counties, Orleans County District Attorney Joseph Cardone and Schuyler County […]

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Chemung County Joins WNY SAFE Act Seven-Round Capacity Limit Non-Enforcement Zone

14 counties (82 percent of the Western District of NY) will NOT prosecute the SAFE Act capacity limit provision February 7, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Joining his colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, Steuben, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Yates, Cattaraugus, Genesee, and Seneca Counties, Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore has stated he has […]

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Attorney Jim Ostrowski Systematically Destroys SAFE Act in Reply Brief to NYS Attorney General

Legal challenge to SAFE Act scheduled for oral argument Feb. 28 in NYS Supreme Court in Rochester, N.Y. February 6, 2019 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attorney Jim Ostrowski issued a punishing reply to the Office of the New York State Attorney General this week regarding his legal challenge to The People of the State of […]

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Taking the NY Gun Control Fight to SCOTUS with Attorney Jim Ostrowski

Jim Ostrowski is a Libertarian attorney from Buffalo, NY. He is diligently fighting two critical court battles against New York State’s unconstitutional gun control regime in 2019. These include Libertarian Party of Erie County v. Cuomo and The People of the State of New York v. Benjamin Wassell. The former seeks to nullify New York State’s pistol permit requirement […]

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