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  1. Pistol Permits
    Hi everyone, First time poster, happy to be a part of the crew here. I am about to embark on the unenviable task of trying to obtain a residential premises permit in NYC. As I've seen on the forums before, mine is more of a common issue than I would've thought. Last year I was recovering...
  2. Pistol Permits
    Hi, all. I made an account to ask a question that will kind of make or break my ability to get a pistol permit. The application asks that I disclose whether or not I have a "mental illness" (with no criteria on what the disqualifying criteria would be)/if I have ever been unwillingly...
  3. Pistol Permits
    Hello! If this is the wrong section, do forgive. I thought this was where the question would fit best. I tried to utilize the search feature to find this, but had no luck. My husband and I live in Delaware County. We are both interested in getting our concealed carry pistol permits. However...
  4. News Feeds
    Whether to capitalize on a tragedy for political purposes, or because their urge to "do something" isn't tempered by a sense of reality, Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) reacted to the deplorable murders at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South...
  5. Pistol Permits
    I am a male in my mid-20s who resides in Orange County. I am in the process of obtaining my pistol permit (hopefully unrestricted) and have a question regarding the mental illness question on the application. I recently sought treatment for what was diagnosed as "mild depression" (about 8...
  6. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I know I'm not alone in thinking that attacking guns (an inadimate object) is far less effective than tackling the mental illness issue. Here is a paper I wrote a few years back in college (major in Social Science/ minor in Criminal Justice). Just my thoughts on part of the reason people turn...
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    Breaking News. President Obama formally proposed the most expansive gun-control policies yet, and initiated 23 separate executive actions. Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales Address unnecessary legal barriers in health laws that prevent some states from making information available...
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