Journal News Gun Map Fallout: Assemblyman Zebrowski (D-New City) sponsors new bill protecting rights of gun-owners

SAFE Act supporter gives a little to local permit holders BY DYLAN SKRILOFF When the White Plains-based daily newspaper the Journal News published a list of legal pistol permit holders on an interactive website map back in December 2012, it stirred a local and national hornets’ nest.  Amazingly, fallout continues 15 months later. The Rockland […]


To the Editor, Instead of throwing away $225M in taxpayer money, Cuomo could save a couple thousand jobs at Remington, Savage and other arms makers at no cost to the taxpayer by ridding us of the SAFE Act. Pennsylvania created 232,000 new jobs at $60,000 a year plus, small communities and counties in Northern Pennsylvania […]

Statement from New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc.

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is pleased that the State Police are suspending the background check and recordkeeping requirements for ammunition purchases. Had the state legislature bothered to research the issue and allowed time for public comment instead of ramming the SAFE Act though in the middle of the night when nobody […]

NYSRPA files for preliminary injunction against SAFE Act

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association has filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction in federal court in Buffalo seeking to stop enforcement of various provisions of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013. At the same time the Association also filed a Motion for Expedited Hearing on its motion for a […]

Ramapo Town Board Draws Attention for Gun Control Resolution

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Suffern – The Ramapo Town Board met on March 13 to discuss matters business, but attracted significant attention for a recent gesture expressing support for the controversial gun control provisions of the New York State SAFE Act. The memorializing resolution supporting the law had passed unanimously and with little fanfare at the […]