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    05/31/2013 9:31:27 AM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | 5/30/2013 | Raquel Okyay
    An upstate New York prosecutor told Human Events he will not go after an individual for a misdemeanor violation of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, signed into law on Jan. 15, in an extraordinary two-minute-drill session of the state’s legislature. “As I do in all cases, I considered all of the circumstances surrounding the summons,” said Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka.“I declined to prosecute one particular offense,” he said. If the DA had moved forward, it would be one of the first attempts to bring a violator of the new law to trial.The incident in question took...
  • NYS Troopers have "widely shared concerns" about NY Safe Act. [NYS Police PBA rejects NY Safe Act]

    04/16/2013 12:20:09 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 17 replies ^ | April 16, 2013 | Teri Weaver
    Syracuse, N.Y. -- The union representing New York State Police say they believe the state's stricter gun laws could put law enforcement officers at risk. In an email release on Monday, the New York State Troopers PBA said its 6,000-member group "holds widely shared concerns" about the NY Safe Act. Nonetheless, the union takes exception to some state lawmakers accusing the troopers of failing to enforce the law. "The individual members of this union did not write the terms of the bill nor vote on its passage," the release said. "We urge the citizens of New York state to remember...
  • Experts: Rep. Hunter Could Be Violating Campaign Finance Laws

    02/27/2007 9:55:20 AM PST · by Calpernia · 98 replies · 1,460+ views
    WMUR New Hampshire ^ | February 27, 2007
    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Some experts said a Republican presidential candidate might be violating campaign finance laws with the TV ads he's running in New Hampshire. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California is running ads that feature him walking near the U.S.-Mexico border. Hunter's Peace Through Strength political action committee has paid more than $17,000 for the ads, which call for the border fence to be extended. The ad asks viewers to visit the political action committee's Web site. The PAC's Web site then asks visitors to visit Hunter's campaign site. Lawyers said the situation could be interpreted as an endorsement...
  • WI Poll: Should police in Wisconsin be able to ticket just for seatbelt violations?

    11/30/2004 5:20:33 PM PST · by quietolong · 78 replies · 1,159+ views
    WEAU TV 13 ^ | 11/30/2004 | WEAU TV 13
    Should police in Wisconsin be able to ticket just for seatbelt violations? NO yes Click on excerpt link to go to poll