Month: July 2021

The uncertainty has paralyzed much of New York’s Democratic political apparatus. State lawmakers have put their parallel impeachment investigation on a very slow burn. Cuomo has not revisited his pre-scandal pledge to run for a fourth term in 2022. And potential Democratic primary challengers are waiting to see if they’d face a wounded Cuomo, a
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By Matt Manda New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasted no time peddling lies and frequently debunked falsehoods about the firearm industry while announcing his new first-in-the-nation criminal gun violence “Disaster Emergency” plans. The governor’s antigun track record runs longer than the Hudson River. It wasn’t surprising that his dog and pony show announcement included a bill signing ceremony enacting the unconstitutional expansion
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On July 13th, the Assembly Public Safety Committee is hearing SB 264, legislation that prohibits gun shows from taking place on any state property, and SB 715, legislation that limits when a hunting license can be used for firearm purchases. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 264 and SB 715. Senate Bill 264 bans state officers, employees, operators,
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Governor David Ige has signed House Bill 1366 and House Bill 31 into law.  House Bill 1366, sponsored by Patrick Branco (D-50), amends language regarding home-built firearms passed last session (Act 74 2020). It bans possession of certain unfinished firearm components, as well as home-built firearms. Current law does not ban possession for those owned prior to
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(The Center Square) – Florida bans people younger than 21-years-old from buying firearms and preempts local governments from adopting gun laws. Both components of the state’s firearms laws are being challenged. The National Rifle Association (NRA) has appealed a federal judge’s June 24 ruling upholding a 2018 Florida law prohibiting people younger than 21 from
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Today’s Republican Party is a fascist, criminal, sociopathic, anti-democratic, white supremacist, theocratic, plutocratic and cultlike organization. Its leaders (and followers) have repeatedly and publicly shown the world that they embrace such values and behavior. In response, the Democratic Party, the mainstream news media and too many average Americans have responded to the Age of Trump and its horrors by
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Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., is pushing the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state law limiting who can carry concealed handguns outside their homes, and she has support from 168 House Republicans. Tenney and the coalition of Republicans will file an amicus brief backing the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association’s lawsuit against New
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