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  1. Firearms in the News
    Bristol, TN City Council Votes to Allow Concealed Carry in Parks "The city council voted 4-1 to repeal a ban that prevent concealed carry permit holders from carrying their guns in city parks."
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Has anybody ever challenged the NYS law prohibiting carrying in NYS parks. I find it ridiculous that the state goes through doing a background check before issuing people a pistol permit. With what we go through and how many people are denied you would think that those who get a permit...
  3. Firearms in the News
    This is what you guys in NY need to do. Oak Harbor repeals ban on guns in parks, marinas | KING5.com Seattle The video and comments are here. Oak Harbor gun ban debate at council meeting becomes national news, SAF warns city of
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    In today's D&C http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20121217/NEWS01/312170046/Gun-rights-Monroe-County Ken Mathison Monroe Co. SCOPE
  5. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    As you should be aware if you are a regular to this forum we have been advocating for a change to Monroe Co. Parks Law to allow licensed concealed carry in the parks. At this time the current law bans all firearms in the parks. We have repeatedly pointed out to the legislature and the County...
  6. News Feeds
    Once again we are asking you to come to the Monroe Co. Legislative meeting on July 10th 6pm Monroe Co. Office building 39 W. Main St. Rochester 4th floor. At the June meeting we had a great turnout of speakers and enough supporters for loud supportive applause. WE NEED TO DO BETTER at the July...
  7. Firearms in the News
    http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120513/NEWS01/305130046/guns-parks?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Home Each monthly meeting of the Monroe County Legislature, everyday citizens take advantage of a public forum to appeal to legislators about any number of causes - welfare benefits...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    In today's Democrat & Chronicle there is a story on the front page of the Local News section about the issue of concealed carry in the county parks. Read the story and you will see why we need a HUGE turnout of gun owners at the June 12 County Legislature meeting. Plain and simple the Monroe...
  9. News Feeds
    The following was copied from this thread. Please ask any questions in that thread so that the original poster can respond to them. ATTENTION MONROE COUNTY GUN OWNERS WE NEED YOU TO ATTEND THE MONROE COUNTY LEGISLATURE MONTHLY MEETING ON MAY 8 6PM AT THE MONROE COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING 39 W...
  10. Shooting Ranges
    I saw a thread or two on this but nothing substantial. I'm just looking a safe place to blast away at water jugs and tin cans with a .22. Does anyone know of any place in the Albany/Saratogo/Rensselaer/Schenectady area?
  11. Pistol Permits
    So I live in Monroe county, I have my CCW, and am trying to find out where I can and can NOT legally carry. One of the laws I came across is this one, it's 323-28. It states no firearms are allowed on park grounds unless your a LEO. Oh, and you cant shoot your machine gun unless your a LEO...
  12. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    The Suffolk Co. Parks & Recreation Committee will meet this Wednesday, April 20 @ 1:00pm in the Rose Caracappa Auditorium of the William H. Rogers Legislative Building, Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge. Legislator Kate Browning will have a presentation on the fiscal status of the Suffolk...
  13. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Anyone know the rules regarding firearms in NY parks such as Bear Mountain?
  14. Carry/Conceal
    Following this thread I realized that CCW is off-limits in Monroe County Parks. I frequent MC Parks for long walks with my dogs. I live on the west side of Rochester, so my dogs most frequently visit Black Creek, Northampton, etc.. What are some CCW-friendly forested park-like places in...
  15. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Hey everyone. With a NY pistol permit can you conceal carry in a state park, I am getting conflicting reports that it is legal? The other question I have is can you carry concealed to and from the range, or does the pistol need to be in a locked box? This question is for the pistol permit only...
  16. Carry/Conceal
    Is anyone aware of any challenges to the ban on firearms, except for hunting and LE, in NY State Parks? The wife and I do some lengthy hikes in remote areas and the restriction just doesn't seem right. Even worse than that is the fact that I can't have a gun and ammo separately locked in the...
  17. News Feeds
    Tennessee: Knox County Commission recognizes Right-to-Carry in parks The Knox County Commission on Monday voted 13 5 in favor of allowing handgun permit holders to carry their weapons in county parks. http://www.nraila.org/News/Read/InTheNews.aspx?ID=12946
  18. News Feeds
    Tennessee: Right-to-Carry in parks and a tale of two guns As I am writing this, both the Knox County Commission and the Knoxville City Council are about to decide if our community needs to opt out of a provision allowing carry permit holders to carry their weapons in parks. The arguments both...
  19. News Feeds
    Tennessee: Bartlett forum will address Right-to-Carry in parks The public will finally get to have their say on carrying guns in Bartlett parks. The suburb's Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a public hearing on the matter at 7 tonight. The board will not vote on the resolution regarding...
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