There’s a new website for shotgunners, Sporting Clays New York.
I just got the list of bills on Senate Rules Committee agenda for tomorrow’s special session. Still no gun bills on it.
The Washington Post has an article in today’s paper on Mayor Mike’s effort to block the Thune amendment, “A Battle of Goliaths: Michael Bloomberg and His Anti-Gun Group Take on the NRA.” The interesting part is on page 3 where Bloomberg’s Criminal Justice Coordinator John Feinblatt takes credit for Arlen Specter’s vote against the amendment causing it to come up a couple votes short. Specter has to get through a primary against Congressman Joseph Sestak next year. Sestak was endorsed by the Brady’s last year and is one of the few to get some campaign money out of them.
According to the Daily News, “Plaxico Burress can expect little mercy from New York’s weapons law.” They ignore the fact that New York routinely gives special treatment to celebrities, the wealthy and politically connected when it comes to gun law.
Pistol license applications are up 50% on Long Island. From what I’ve seen it’s up 25%-50% across the state and the backlog is causing some delays.