A-10051, Relates to the sale or promotional distribution of machetes and includes the possession of a machete under the crime of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.
With Gov. Paterson giving up on running for a full term, the governorship is pretty much Andrew Cuomo’s to lose short of yet another scandal that would keep him out of the race. Nobody is paying much attention to Rick Lazio. Cuomo’s only real worry right now is Steve Levy who doesn’t seem to want to go away.
Fresh off their defeat with the new federal law allowing guns in national parks, two antigun organizations are merging in an attempt to remain relevant: Freedom States Alliance and States United to Prevent Gun Violence. It looks as if FSA was just folded into SUPGV, much like when the Million Moms were absorbed by the Brady Campaign. New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is the state affiliate of SUPGV.
We haven’t heard the last of Doug Hoffman in CD-23.
Andrew Cuomo needs to make up his mind on whether or not he’s going to run for Governor this fall. Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman have stopped just short of formally announcing their intentions to run for D.A. If Schneiderman does run for D.A. he will have to give up his Senate seat and getting him out of there would be a good thing as he is the prime sponsor of much of the antigun crap in the upper house.