Category: News

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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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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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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