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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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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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Jim Ostrowski, Esq. Delivers Two Crippling Blows to NY Gun Control in Short Eight-Day Span

SAFE Act and NY pistol permit regime revealed to be house of cards built on tenuous ‘intermediate scrutiny’ legal standard. In turn, Assistant NYS Attorney General begs State Supreme Court to determine AR15s are dangerous and unusual weapons not covered by the Second Amendment. March 6, 2019 | BUFFALO, N.Y. – Attorney Jim Ostrowski delivered […]

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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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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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