Category: Insights

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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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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Lessons from Venezuela

By James Ostrowski Can recent events in Venezuela shed any light on the gun control debate in the United States? That is exactly what I told the New York Appellate Division court on February 28th: “The problem with intermediate scrutiny is, you have this fundamental right declared by Heller, but nowhere in the intermediate scrutiny test […]

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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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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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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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