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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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