News of the day

Despite popular demand, the state legislature reconvenes Monday morning for the second half of the 2009-10 session.

Nominations for the “CNY Sportsman of the Year” are being sought.

This Thursday the DEC will be holding a “Sportsman and Conservation Group Conference” in Albany.  No, I didn’t get an invitation.

NRA’s response to MAIG’s “Blueprint for Federal Action”:

“… Fortunately, Bloomberg’s latest effort has been mostly ignored by legislators and the media …”

NYPD denies a pistol license to detective:

“An NYPD detective who risked his life to infiltrate the Mafia has been stripped of the right to carry a firearm because of a line-of-duty injury … After suffering serious injuries in an on-duty car accident, [Rick] Cowan had a shunt put in his head – a device that carries a small risk of complications if he suffers a blow to the head. Department officials are concerned that if Cowan lost consciousness, he would be unable to safeguard his firearm and consigned him to its “no carry” list …”

That’s stupid.

“… “He’s being deprived of a firearm for no logical reason,” said his lawyer, Jeffrey Goldberg …”

Well, gee, so are ordinary citizens in NYC.

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