NY SAFE Act

New York News
4:53 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Gun Control Groups Call For NY Firearm Storage Law

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Buoyed by last year's passage of tougher gun laws, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is urging New York lawmakers to go further by requiring firearm owners to securely store their weapons.

Tuesday the group called on lawmakers to pass legislation mandating that guns be stored in a safe or equipped with a gun lock, along with another proposal that  would require all semi-automatic handguns sold in the state to be equipped with a device that stamps a unique code into a shell casing each time the gun is fired, making it easier for authorities to track guns used in shootings.

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WAMC News
6:49 am
Tue April 15, 2014

WAMC's David Guistina Chats With Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain about the New York SAFE Act and increased extreme weather in Upstate New York.

WAMC News
6:50 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick about the SAFE Act and an oak wilt fungus affecting Glenville trees.

WAMC News
8:38 am
Mon March 17, 2014

NY Gun-Rights Protestors Burn Registration Forms

Protesters at a gun-rights rally in New York have burned assault weapons registration forms to protest the state's 2013 gun law.

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WAMC News
12:01 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Newspaper Chain Considers, Rejects Building Gun-owner Database

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The publisher of a major newspaper chain has thrown cold water on a report that it was considering building state-by-state databases of people who have the right to carry concealed firearms.

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New York News
4:37 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Saratoga County Officials Seeking Distance From Aspects Of SAFE Act

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Local leaders in Saratoga County are taking steps to distance the county from provisions under New York’s SAFE Act, one year after its enactment.

This week, Saratoga County Board of Supervisors’ Law and Finance committee advanced a measure proposed by County Clerk Craig Hayner and Sheriff Michael Zurlo to remove the Saratoga County seal from state-issued letters to county residents requesting pistol permit renewals.

Under the SAFE Act, in March, the state will be sending out 3,000 recertification letters to permit holders in Saratoga County.

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New York News
12:15 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

New Group Takes Aim At Pro-Gun Law Pols

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A coalition of gun rights advocates and others are forming a new political movement, to get what they say are disaffected and disenfranchised New Yorkers to vote.

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Hudson Valley News
11:33 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Senate Committee Seeks Input On Aspect Of NY's Gun Law

Members of a New York State Senate committee are holding a hearing Friday afternoon with mental health professionals to solicit input on administering the SAFE Act, the state’s new gun-control law.

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Hudson Valley News
8:10 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Man Busted For Gun With Nine-Bullet Clip

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NEW LEBANON – State Police have arrested a Hopewell Junction man for possessing a legally possessed handgun, but with a clip containing nine bullets. The new state SAFE Act limits the amount of rounds in a clip to seven.

As a result, Gregory Dean Jr., 31, has been charged with unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, both of which are misdemeanors. He was also charged with a traffic infraction and issued appearance tickets.

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Capital Region News
4:55 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Anti-Gun Group In Saratoga Demands Proof Of Insurance

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Citizens turned up the heat Wednesday on Saratoga Springs City Center, pressing officials to prove that the group holding gun shows there is properly insured.

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