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- Jury finds NRA executives liable in gun group corruption case
- National Rifle Association and Wayne LaPierre are found liable in lawsuit over lavish spending
- NY village ‘losing its soul’ as nation’s oldest gun manufacturer flees blue state for Georgia
- Gun Owners of America announces ‘premiere’ Second Amendment convention
A-5873, Requires Extreme Risk Protection Orders to be reported to the statewide computerized registry of orders of protection and certain warrants of arrest, advanced to 3rd Reading. Companion S-3340 on 3rd Reading.
S-8586, Requires a criminal history background check for the purchase of a three-dimensional printer capable of creating firearms; prohibits sale to a person who would be disqualified on the basis of criminal history from being granted a license to possess a firearm, introduced as a companion to A-8132.
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- Wayne LaPierre’s lawyer says AG ‘wanted to decapitate’ the NRA with civil trial
INT 82-2024, Requires the Office for Neighborhood Safety and the Prevention of Gun Violence to establish a three-digit emergency hotline, known as the Gun Violence Intervention Hotline, to aid individuals seeking assistance with mental health and supportive services and programs related to gun violence intervention.
“… On Thursday, Suozzi sought to put the focus of the campaign on gun safety, an issue that has come up repeatedly in candidate interviews. He cast Pilip’s stated support for a machine gun ban as an attempt to hoodwink Long Island and Queens voters into thinking she supports a revival of the federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 … “Mazi is a firm believer in the right to bear arms,” said the statement. “She believes law-abiding citizens should have a route to have access to guns, but not automatic assault weapons.” …”
“… Democrats are attempting to flip the seat after disgraced Republican George Santos was expelled last year. The suburban district is seen as a bellwether for what’s to come in November. Suozzi said he’s “more conservative than 90% of the Democrats,” while Pilip, a registered Democrat who is running as a Republican, appeared to adopt Democratic talking points on abortion and guns …”
A-8569/S-8044, Defines the term “mass shooting” for purposes of emergency response measures and access to emergency funding as a shooting incident in which at least four people are murdered with a firearm, rifle, or shotgun, passed the Assembly and Senate.
S-138A, Relates to certifying instructors in small arms practice; provides that after December 31, 2026 individuals certified as an instructor in small arms practice shall seek recertification subject to the standards and curriculum promulgated by the Division of Criminal Justice Services. Companion A-6663A.