On Monday, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) filed their opening brief in the United States Supreme Court Case : NEW YORK STATE RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION, INC., ROBERT NASH, BRANDON KOCH, Petitioners, v. KEVIN P. BRUEN, in His Official Capacity as Superintendent of the New York State Police, RICHARD J. MCNALLY, […]
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The inevitable collision between opposing ideologies on what the Second Amendment means is, finally here. On Monday, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett. Just the decision to listen to the case is immense! The central issue of the case is simple: Whether the state of […]
Utica New York – A homeowner is cleared of charges after he shot and killed two people who broke into his home in May. Police charged 64-year-old Ronald Stolarczyk with felony criminal possession of a firearm after he shot both intruders with a .38 caliber Rossi revolver, which police say wasn’t registered under current New […]
Following in the footsteps of the “Gun Buy Back” programs popular with gun control advocates, New York officials have held a toy gun buy back program. The program, and others like it have been around for some time and are nothing new to the arena of politics. This year, government officials in the Village of […]
Rep. Richard Hudson of North Carolina recently brought forth a bill that could mean that New Yorkers will soon have an easy path to a concealed carry license, ending a longstanding hurdle for most interested in self-defense carrying.
This article is meant to take a look at New York’s open and concealed carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
In 2009 I received an unusual call from a student of mine. He told me over the phone that he had been ordered by a judge to re-take my class. That raised a red flag and when he came to the class I asked for the story. I’ll paraphrase but in short this is what […]
If you are considering an upcoming firearm purchase, to gift to someone you care about, there are some legal considerations and best practices to be aware of. Firearm Gifts Legal Considerations Beware of Straw Purchases. A straw purchase is defined as when someone makes a purchase on behalf of someone else who may not be […]