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  • Suit Against SAFE Act Claims it Allows ‘Warrantless’ Police Searches

    04/10/2014 4:50:06 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Washington Business Journal ^ | 4/9/2014 | Mary Lou Byrd
    The registry process of New York’s SAFE Act allows for warrantless police searches into gun owners’ homes, a violation of the Fourth Amendment, according to plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court Eastern District.The law firm representing plaintiff Gabriel Razzano argues the registry process is “essentially secret and results in a mandatory, warrantless Penal Law 400 gun removal visit from police.”“The entire purpose of the registry is a sham to permit intrusions into a person’s home on consent without a warrant for a ‘gun removal,’” La Reddola, Lester and Associates said in a release. “The entire registry and...
  • State police unveil ‘field guide’ on NY SAFE Act for troopers

    10/21/2013 7:48:32 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies
    Watertown Daily Times ^ | October 11, 2013 | TED BOOKER
    CANTON - A field guide for troopers released last month by the New York State Police answers looming questions about the NY SAFE Act.The 20-page document sheds light, for instance, on how police should enforce the that reduces the number of bullets allowed in a magazine from 10 to seven in most cases. It states that troopers must have probable cause to suspect criminal activity before checking whether a magazine contains more than the legal number of rounds. Penalties for violations are outlined by the guide, which can be viewed at http://wdt.me/ENeqZq.The Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, approved quickly...
  • A Form of Gun Confiscation Has Reportedly Begun in New York State

    04/09/2013 5:50:14 PM PDT · by rmlew · 90 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 9, 2013 | Mike Opelka
    Despite promises from the president and a host of other politicians who are pushing for more gun control that nobody is coming for your guns, the confiscation of guns and gun permits has apparently started in some form in New York State. One attorney representing several people who have been forced to surrender their guns spoke with TheBlaze and alerted us to some disturbing facts: Gun owners are losing their 2nd Amendment rights without due process.HIPAA Laws are likely being compromised and the 4th and 5th Amendments are being violated in some of these cases How did confiscation start happening...
  • NRA group files suit here against state gun law - Claims NY-SAFE Act violates 2nd Amendment

    03/22/2013 9:57:33 AM PDT · by neverdem · 21 replies
    The Buffalo news ^ | March 21, 2013 | TOM PRECIOUS
    ALBANY – In a case that backers vow to take all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, a major gun-rights group filed suit Thursday in federal court in Buffalo seeking to toss out the state’s new gun-control law on a variety of constitutional grounds. The lawsuit by the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, the state affiliate of the National Rifle Association, attacks the NY-SAFE Act on several legal fronts, including claims that it violates interstate commerce protections and the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms. The legal work for the lawsuit has been two months in the...
  • NRA sues Gov. Cuomo over New York gun law

    03/21/2013 10:28:55 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 21 March, 2013 | Dave Workman
    The National Rifle Association today filed a federal lawsuit against New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and other officials, seeking injunctive relief from the state’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms (SAFE) Act. This was the law for which Olympic Arms in Lacey announced in February that it would no longer do business with agencies in New York State. It’s the kind of law anti-gunners would like to see enacted in Washington and Oregon as “sensible” or “reasonable.” It limits magazine capacity to seven rounds, requires background checks for ammunition purchases, and requires that retailers report large ammunition sales...
  • Repeal NY Safe act petition

    01/30/2013 4:08:56 PM PST · by snarkbait · 4 replies
    Senators website ^ | 1/15/13 | SENATOR KATHLEEN MARCHIONE
    Help Senator Marchione Repeal and Replace Restrictive New Gun Control that Weakens the Second Amendment Constitutional Rights of Law-Abiding New Yorkers! In a vote held in the state Legislature last night – Monday, January 14, 2013 – the Second Amendment Constitutional freedoms of New Yorkers were weakened with passage of restrictive new gun control. I strongly opposed this legislation that was rushed through both houses of our state Legislature without a single public hearing or the proper time to carefully review the bill.
  • Register … or Rebel: How Many New Yorkers Will Defy The New Gun Law?

    01/28/2013 9:55:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/28/2013 | Bob Owens
    Already, there are signs that Governor Cuomo and his allies underestimated the pushback. As draconian, ill-advised, and possibly unconstitutional as the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (NY SAFE) anti-gun law was when it was hastily signed into law, it might have been far worse — this according to a New York legislator who fought against the bill.Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin has released documentation showing rejected Democratic proposals for the NY SAFE Act. They included these: Confiscation of all firearms arbitrarily redefined as “assault weapons”Labeling semi-automatic shotguns as “assault weapons” if they can hold more than five rounds or have...
  • NY Democrat pleads with Republican not to share document proposing confiscation of guns

    01/20/2013 8:41:27 AM PST · by listenhillary · 42 replies
    The commentator ^ | 1/20/2013 | The commentator
    The State of New York this week passed some of the strictest gun control laws in the United States, effectively outlawing 'assault weapons' and limiting the size of magazines. But if Republican Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin is to be believed, the New York State Democrats would have gone further if they could have. Much, much further. In a video posted to his Facebook page, McLaughlin has shared the information of a 'secret' Democrat proposal not simply to make the purchasing of the crudely monikered 'assault weapons' illegal in New York, but also to engage in a mass confiscation programme, removing Americans'...