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 […]
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“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.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
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.
A new gun storage law has been adopted in Beacon. Passed on Dec. 5 by the City Council on a 6-1 vote, the measure requires gun owners to keep loaded firearms in a “safe-storage depository” (gun safe) or to be equipped with a “gun-locking device” when children and teenagers 16 years or younger live in […]
As the presidential election heats up and the national murder rate increases, concealed carry permit applications are at an all-time high in the Albany Region.
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:
On May 6th of this year the below letter was sent from the attorney general’s office of Pennsylvania to the office of the Utah Department of Public Safety. Apparently the state of Pennsylvania is no longer comfortable honoring the Utah permit being issued to out of state residents who do not first obtain a permit […]
Defensesheild is a company that manufactures bullet and blast resistant glass and armor in New York. In order to best demonstrate and test their product they use real life firearms including AR-15s to shoot at the product. Now, under the New York SAFE Act…