“… She also said she’d target rising gun violence in the county by taking steps including a mandatory red-flag notification for domestic violence victims to tell them they can have guns removed from their partners’ possession. “We must get guns off the street and out of the hands of violent offenders,” Rocah said. “And, while there are no simple answers, there is more we can do.” …”
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The following bills have been re-introduced for the 2021-22 legislative session which begins on January 6.
- A-352, Relates to the unlawful purchase or possession of a body vest.
- A-353, Relates to the unlawful wearing of a body vest.
- A-383, Adds ammunition to the list of prohibited items to purchase or dispose of after certain convictions.
- A-412, Establishes the offense of unlawful possession of firearms by persons under twenty-one.
- A-483, Relates to the criminal possession of a firearm or magazine digitally made.
- S-13, Enacts the “Scott J. Beigel Unfinished Receiver Act” in relation to unfinished frames or receivers.
- S-14, Enacts the “Jose Webster Untraceable Firearms Act.”
- S-50, Relates to manufacturers’ reporting the sale or distribution of firearms.
- S-65, Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon.
- S-51, Includes attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term “imitation weapon.”
- ATF Withdrawals Notice and Request for Comment Regarding Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with Stabilizing Braces
- AG Tong Argues ATF Has Failed to Regulate Ghost Guns
- Gun Use in US Suicides Kept Secret With 2nd Circuit Ruling
- Text scam targeting pistol permit holders in New York State
24/7 Wall St. reports:
“The Federal Bureau of Investigation tracks gun sales and publishes a list of how many are handled as part of its National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Each month, the figures are reported by state. Nearly everyone put through this system qualifies as a buyer … Gun sales have soared in the past year. They have reached 35,758,249 through November …”
Number of guns sold in New York through November: 463,070.
This is why ammo is hard to come by.
Normally I don’t care who chooses to exercise their 2A rights to carry. There are exceptions, however.
“… He once said in an FAQ NYC podcast interview that he would forego a police detail if elected mayor and carry his own gun (he’s backtracked on both, to a degree) …”
Here’s an old video Adams made when he was in the State Senate. At the 4:04 mark he points the gun at his face and has his finger on the trigger.
It’s good that he’s backtracked on carrying.
Update on the Suffolk County shooting range bills.
Res 1801-2020, Requiring an environmental hazard mitigation plan to address lead waste upon closure of County-owned recreational shooting ranges for 90-days or longer, has been tabled.
No action on Res 1652-2020, Requiring legislative approval for future contracts involving recreational shooting ranges on County property. It is still in the Environment, Parks & Agriculture Committee.
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- GOP hopeful won’t enforce ‘unconstitutional’ laws if elected sheriff
- ATF to Institute Rulemaking Regarding Stabilizing Braces and Require Registration of Currently Owned Braces
- Attorneys general say ATF has failed to regulate untraceable ‘ghost guns’
- Gun Groups Take Concealed Carry to the Supreme Court
- All NYPD commish wants for Christmas is help enforcing ‘fake’ gun laws
- The gun industry is killing Black America. It’s time we do something about it
- Cuomo for US attorney general? Oh, let the fun begin