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 […]
Much more often than not when someone breaks up with another person, then that is it. No ifs, ands, buts, or maybes, However, some people can’t get it through their head that the end really is the end and go to dangerous lengths to see their ex-partners. Fortunately for a Brooklyn woman, when this happened […]
“Having safeguards in place is just common sense. It’s just common sense.” These were the words of Lentory Johnson, the father of Johnny “J.R.” Johnson who was killed with a stolen gun as one of the three victims killed in a Genesee Street mass shooting.
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.
New York state is one of only 5 states that earns an A letter grade from the Brady Campaign’s state scoring system which aims to identify states that have the “best” gun laws. Here are four articles recently published that we thought our students and readers might find interesting:
There is some conflicting research of course, but the truth is that very few of what the media has labeled as “Mass Shootings” happened in a place where average citizens are allowed to carry weapons and defend themselves.
Recently the number of people who apply for the non-resident Utah permit with so much ease and so little training has been getting national attention. Journalists have been taking the class just to understand how difficult it really is. More than half of the people that apply for the Utah permit are non-residents. A fact […]
Firearm owner’s information in New York State is public information. This means that anybody can go to the local court, police station, or sheriff’s office (whoever issues licenses in your county) and request a list of all names and addresses of those individuals who have
I recently learned more about the Secure Firearms Act proposed by US Rep John Carter of Texas. I’m including below the email I received about this new proposal from the NSSF. This new law is not to be confused with the NY “Safe Act” passed earlier this year in the State of New York.