Author: 2AWNY

2AWNY Presents Rappahannock Forge Award for Firearms Industry Defense

Award recognizes Ohio attorney and firearms dealer for successful defense against NY gun control zealots’ effort to cripple the firearms industry May 21, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – With great pleasure today, 2AWNY.COM Civil Rights Advocate Steve Felano presented the Rappahannock Forge Award for Firearms Industry Defense to Attorney Scott L. Braum and MKS Supply, […]

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NYS Attorney General Files Motion to Appeal Overturn of First SAFE Act Conviction

AG formally requests NYS Court of Appeals review state Supreme Court decision dismissing Ben Wassell’s 2014 SAFE Act conviction May 14, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – As anticipated by Defendant-Appellant Ben Wassell and his attorney, James Ostrowski, the New York State Attorney General filed a motion Monday to request that the state Court of Appeals […]

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First Ever SAFE Act Conviction Reversed and Next Steps

Jim Ostrowski is a Libertarian attorney from Buffalo, NY. On 4/26/19, he secured a reversal of the first ever SAFE Act conviction in New York State Supreme Court, dealing a crushing blow to Albany’s unconstitutional gun control regime. Jim is also leading the charge to overturn New York State’s unconstitutional pistol permitting regime, delivering oral argument in Libertarian […]

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Attorney Jim Ostrowski Warned Against Venezuelan Gun Control in Legal Argument Overturning Wassell SAFE Act Conviction

Long before the media frenzy around government violence against citizens, Ostrowski sounded the alarm on Venezuelan gun confiscation in NYS Supreme Court May 2, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – A new chapter in Venezuela’s ongoing saga of civil unrest and violent government oppression erupted this week. Social media feeds and mainstream newscasts are awash in […]

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First Conviction Prosecuted Under SAFE Act Overturned by NYS Supreme Court

Five-judge panel finds disgraced former AG Eric Schneiderman failed to demonstrate authority to prosecute the state’s first ever SAFE Act case April 26, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department issued a crushing rebuke today to Albany’s far-left progressives seeking to legislate Second Amendment civil rights out […]

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SUNY Geneseo Professor Uses Columbine Anniversary to Peddle Mass Gun Confiscation

Data Cited by the Professor Makes a Flimsy Argument for Scrapping the Second Amendment April 19, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – April 20, 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School mass killing. Therefore, remembering victims of the tragedy, assessing the efficacy of school defense and emergency response procedures, and pondering societal shifts […]

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NYC Attempts to Sidestep U.S. Supreme Court Review by Rendering its Firearms Transport Rule Moot

Invoking the ‘Voluntary Cessation’ exception to the ‘Mootness Doctrine’ will allow SCOTUS review of NYSRPA v. NYC to proceed April 18, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – On April 12, 2019, New York City Assistant Corporation Counsel Richard Dearing submitted a motion to U.S. Supreme Court Clerk Scott Harris “to request that the Court stay the […]

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Erie County Executive’s Security Detail Demonstrates Second Amendment Civil Rights Disparity Between Privileged NY Politician and Average Citizen

Poloncarz claims threat to life, immediately receives taxpayer-funded personal protection. Average citizen claims same, is forced to beg a judge for permission to exercise fundamental right to self-defense. April 3, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. –The Buffalo News reported Tuesday that Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is traveling to scheduled events with a personal security detail […]

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Last Week’s U.S. Senate Hearing Confirmed Red Flag Laws are the 2A Rights Killer we Suspected

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held an almost 2.5-hour red flag law hearing on March 26, 2019 April 1, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. –The primary thrust of the ‘Red Flag Laws: Examining Guidelines for State Action’ hearing, as outlined by Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) after conceding that passing a federal red flag provision is likely […]

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2AWNY Announces New Zealand AR-15 Owner Resettlement Initiative

Kiwi riflemen fleeing totalitarian gun control regime in New Zealand to be welcomed in WNY March 21, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Associated Press reports that, just one week after attacks on two mosques in New Zealand killed 50 worshipers, the country has banned sales of what it calls “military-style” semi-automatic weapons and what […]

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