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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    As a NYer moving to CT, this has me more worried than I was before... this looks awfully familiar.
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Just curious if anyone thinks the ruling in Chicago will help any of the concealed carry laws here in Nyc. Will it be deemed a constitutional right to carry outside the home across the country, or is it business as usual in Bloombergville?
  3. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Sorry if this was covered in another thread as I looked and didnt see anything. If you have an sks rifle with one of those 20rd stock fixed type magazines, is it ok under the Unsafe act for non registration and now,with Skertny's ruling on magazines and number capacity, does it mean you can load...
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Don't know if this was posted. What a mess this all is....Why did this even go to this judge if anything she ruled on is not valid...How stupid is all of this. Why does this court exist. WTF..... Posted Friday, January 3rd 2014 @ 2pm by Todd Halliday and Bob Lonsberry Rochester, NY -- A...
  5. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    [I]"The federal judge who threw out parts of New York State's strict gun-control law made the right decision, according to an ex-cop politician who said he agreed with the decision handed down from the bench. State Sen. Marty Golden (R-C-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) said the decision handed...
  6. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    VIDEO: Cuomo expects SAFE Act bullet limit to be upheld, but says the ruling is the law Well, Cuomo's apparently smart enough to realize that throwing out 7 rounds means throwing out 10 as well. What does everyone make of the fact that he's contradicting his own DA's?
  7. Off-Topic
    This has been discussed in the past. The update is that the law has been upheld. To summarize: Within 100 miles inland of the border, Border Patrol can search anyone's digital devices (phones, laptops, voice recorders, etc.) for any reason, with no suspicion that any illegal activity is afoot...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Below is the Sheriff's interpretation of the ruling. From: Alex Wilson <[email protected] > Date: 01/02/2014 04:55 PM Subject: NYSRPA v. Cuomo Sheriffs, As you may know, the United States District Court for the Western District has issued a ruling in the case of...
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    searched didn't see this yet From: Alex Wilson, Associate Counsel, New York State Sheriffs Association -------- Original Message ------- Subject: NYSRPA v. Cuomo (GUN LAW CHANGES) Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2014 08:53:18 -0500 Western District has issued a ruling in the case of New York State Rifle...
  10. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Are you having trouble viewing this message? Click here For Immediate Release CONTACT: Stephen J. Aldstadt, President (716) 846-5448 [email protected] SCOPE | Shooters Committee on Political Education Click...
  11. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    New York Judge Skretny also failed to examine other aspects of the law. For example, he concludes that "SAFE Act's requirement that ammunition sales be conducted 'face-to-face' does not unduly burden interstate commerce." But in New York, going through a federally licensed firearms dealer to...
  12. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    On December 31, 2013, Judge William M. Skretny of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York issued a decision in a legal challenge to New York's recently-enacted gun control law, commonly known as the SAFE Act. The suit was brought by the New York State Rifle and...
  13. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    POUGHKEEPSIE >> State Senate candidate Robert Rolison says the recent federal court ruling upholding much of New York’s gun-control law is “nothing more than a continued slap in the face to law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen of New York State.” Rolison, a Poughkeepsie Republican who currently...
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    POUGHKEEPSIE >> State Senate candidate Robert Rolison says the recent federal court ruling upholding much of New York’s gun-control law is “nothing more than a continued slap in the face to law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen of New York State.” Rolison, a Poughkeepsie Republican who currently...
  15. Firearms in the News
    Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley (Monroe County, by the way, is in the Western District) went on record today and said that Judge Skretny's ruling is not binding, has no bearing on the law, and she will instruct law-enforcement agencies to charge as per the law (i.e no more than 7...
  16. Firearms in the News
    Interesting article somebody sent me. NY SAFE Act rule regarding assault rifles faces opposition, possible lack of enforcement Sorry if it's a repost, I didn't see it.
  17. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON NY SAFE ACT RULING Posted by Greg Ball on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 Brewster, N.Y. - 1/02/2014 - Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I - Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, one of the strongest opponents of...
  18. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    By making this statement, "There is no serious dispute that the very features that increase a weapon’s utility for self-defense also increase its dangerousness to the public at large,” judge Skretny is indicating that any feature that makes a firearm more accurate or easier to use also makes it...
  19. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    After sleeping on this, and briefly reviewing the decision, I am beginning to think this decision might actually be beneficial for us in the long term. I know we all want a quick end to this nightmare. However, a quick end never was, and is not now a possibility. No matter what the judge...
  20. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    NEW YORK — U.S. border agents should have the authority to search laptop computers carried by news photographers and other travelers at international border crossings without reasonable suspicion, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled Friday. In a written decision, U.S. District Judge Edward Korman...
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