We’ve published a few articles on New York’s response to the important U.S. Supreme Court ruling in NY Pistol and Rifle Association v. Bruen. New York’s legislative response since the ruling has been extreme, even compared to other state’s hostile to the Second Amendment. Governor In a recent address touting the enactment of new gun […]
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 […]
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.